Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

UN: Many Syrian Refugees Educated, Seeking Better Lives

As terrorism fears spark debates in Europe and the United States about how many, if any, Syrian refugees to let into these countries, a survey by the U.N. has found that many are young, educated and seeking safety and opportunity in a new country.   The survey was conducted by the U.N. refugee agency between April and September. Teams working at the borders in Greece interviewed over 1,200 refugees – a small sampling of the 263,000 Syrians who arrived in Greece during that same period...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter