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    Hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan took to the streets of Berlin to protest against possible legislation amendments, according to Afghan media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Hundreds of Afghan asylum seekers protested on Tuesday in Berlin against changeable German migration policy, Afghan media reported.

    Earlier in November, the German Interior Ministry announced that it could reapply Dublin Regulation which requires asylum requests to be processed by the first EU country that a refugee enters and which was suspended by Berlin in August.

    Hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan took to the streets to protest against possible legislation amendments, the TOLOnews broadcaster reported.

    Activists who provide refugees with legal assistance also participated in the rally.

    Hundreds of thousands of refugees flee war-torn regions of the Middle East and North Africa to reach safety in wealthy countries of the European Union, especially Germany.

    The EU border agency Frontex estimates that over 1.2 million illegal crossings have been detected at the bloc's borders since the beginning of this year.

    According to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany expects up to a million refugees in 2015.

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