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Reversal of UK stance on resettling refugees must inspire wider action on Syria

Headline Title:  Reversal of UK stance on refugees must inspire wider action on Syria 29 January 2014 The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement by the international community, particularly European and Gulf countries, said Amnesty International.“The UK’s pledge to offer resettlement places to refugees from Syria is long overdue, but should be widely welcomed as a positive and important first step,” said Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Head of Refugee and Migrants’ Rights at Amnesty International.“Syria’s…

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