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UK should 'hang its head in shame' over Syrian refugees

The UK has been criticised by a human rights charity for failing to resettle vulnerable Syrian refugees. Amnesty International said the Government should "hang its head in shame" for not opening its borders to the some of the millions displaced.

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Britain 'has no plans' to resettle Syrian refugees

Britain has no plans to resettle or provide temporary protection to Syrian refugees, a Home Office spokesman has said, despite receiving criticism by Amnesty International for not doing so. The spokesman added:

We are one of the highest international donors to the Syrian relief effort - our £500 million pledged so far is more than the other EU member states combined.

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