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Fortress Europe: Syrian refugee shame exposed

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Headline Title:  Fortress Europe: Syrian refugee shame exposed 13 December 2013 European leaders should hang their heads in shame over the pitifully low numbers of refugees from Syria they are prepared to resettle, said Amnesty International. In a briefing published today, An international failure: The Syrian refugee crisis, the organization details how European Union (EU) member states have only offered to open their doors to around 12,000 of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria: just 0.5 per cent of the 2.3 million people who have fled the country. “The EU has miserably failed…

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