Shutting the Asylum Door

1993   BBC Two

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After Germany's attempts in the early 1990s to stem the tide of migrants crossing from the east in search of a better life, other European Community countries tried to do the same.  But for genuine political refugees the changes proved disastrous.  They were bounced from country to country in search of a safe haven.  Is Europe slamming the door on asylum seekers?

A Viewpoint production in association with Crux for BBC 'Assignment'


Reporter Vincent Hanna
Photography Jonathan Partridge
Sound Simon Farmer
Research Fiona Fairbairn
Editor Richard Duncker
Production Manager Sheena Logan
Director John Bridcut
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