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Jordan: Children among Syrian refugees denied entry

Headline Title:  Jordan: Children among Syrian refugees denied entry 19 August 2013 The Jordanian authorities must not deny entry to anyone fleeing the armed conflict in neighbouring Syria, Amnesty International said after families with young children were among scores of people forced to wait at the border in recent days.  “The Jordanian authorities must ensure safe access to Jordan for all those wishing to seek safety without discrimination,” said Said Boumedouha, Acting Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Programme.  “Persons fleeing…

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