Migrants in Germany turn to church for sanctuary

By: FE Online | Updated: Thu May 26 2016, 5:18 pm

Peshtiwan Nasser Abdal has been holed up in a church for the past four months, in a desperate bid to avoid deportation from Germany. The 21-year-old Yazidi Iraqi, like 400 other people, is being offered sanctuary by a German church under a tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages.