German government condemns pictures showing refugees abused

September 29, 2014 10:16 PM

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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government on Monday condemned suspected cases of abuse against refugees in which asylum-seekers were maltreated by security guards and even forced to lie in a bed filled with vomit.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said pictures published in German media that appear to show private security guards abusing refugees were repulsive and shocking.

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