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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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EU 'miserably fails' to provide haven for Syrian refugees

The European Union has "miserably failed" to play its part in providing a safe haven for Syrian refugees, the secretary general of Amnesty International has said today.

Salil Shetty added:

Across the board European leaders should hang their heads in shame.

The EU must open its borders, provide safe passage and halt these deplorable human rights violations.

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