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Syria’s neighbours must ensure stranded refugees are allowed access to safety

Headline Title:  Syria’s neighbours must ensure stranded refugees are allowed access to safety 14 September 2012 Countries neighbouring Syria must ensure that refugees who are stranded on their borders are allowed to find sanctuary, Amnesty International said.The organisation wrote to the Turkish and Iraqi authorities calling on them to open all border crossings to refugees from Syria, after both nations continued to prevent access to safety for those fleeing the escalating violence by delaying entry to their territories. “Civilians have born the brunt of large-scale crimes against…

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