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Are North African countries 'safe' for deportees from Germany?

Are North African countries 'safe' for deportees from Germany?

German conservatives want to add three North African countries to the government’s list of “safe countries of origin” in a bid to speed up processing and deportations of asylum-seekers. But critics say these countries aren’t safe for certain groups, including journalists and homosexuals. The Local took a closer look at the debate.