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Asylum seekers moved from West camp

Asylum seekers in Vestleieren.KIRKENES. Asylum seekers in Vestleieren.Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB scanpix


About 60 asylum seekers will be moved from the reception center in the West camp outside of Kirkenes, according to NRK.
About 60 people are to be sent away, while around 200 will remain, according to information possessed by NRK .
– We have over time been concerned about the follow-up of this group and what kind of measures that need to be made to ensure the quality of the follow-up . We have now concluded that we want to move them to other reception centers in southern Norway, Head of Unit for arrival center Finnmark, Christian Wisløff, says.
In recent months, several people have criticized conditions in the West camp.
In a report from Bufetat after an inspection in November, the conditions were described as unacceptable for children. Red Cross and  the refugee organization NOAS have both expressed concern.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today