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UN Expert Urges Resettlement Programs for Migrants

The U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants urged European governments on Friday to stop sealing borders and offer migrants and refugees safe, reliable channels of migration and resettlement programs. “Syrians in Turkey and Lebanon and Jordan will not stop going to smugglers to create a future for their children unless we offer them something better,” Francois Crepeau told reporters. Special rapporteurs are independent experts appointed by the U.N.’s Human Rights...

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