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Australia Urged to Accept More Syrian Refugees

In the center of Australia’s biggest city, protesters Saturday had a clear message for the government – do much more to help those fleeing the conflict in Syria. One of the last acts of ousted Prime Minister Tony Abbott was to announce plans to grant asylum to 12,000 members of "persecuted minorities." And it seems that the new man at the top, Malcolm Turnbull, will be unwilling to offer sanctuary to more migrants. The first of 12,000 Syrians should be in Australia by...

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