Children sit on a bench as refugees and migrants wait for a train to continue their journey towards western Europe from the Macedonia-Greece border at the Vinojug Temporary Transit Centre outside the village of Gevgelija, Macedonia, February 1, 2016.REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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Migrant screening centers in the western Balkans: A necessary evil?

January 29, 2016, Matteo Garavoglia

Proposals currently being floated in the EU to set up screening centers for migrants traveling through the Western Balkans are a dangerous idea. Yet, when faced with the magnitude of the current migrant crisis, these screening centers might be unavoidable.

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