24.02.2015, Middle East Monitor
In 2014 Britain pledged to resettle extreme cases from Syria through the vulnerable person's relocation scheme. It has so far resettled 90. Compare this to Germany, who as of November last year has taken 20, 000. The number of refugees fleeing Syria has topped three million; to say that 90 barely scratches the surface is a colossal understatement. A report by Amnesty International published earlier this month says that just five countries, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt, have taken 95 per cent of Syrian refugees between them.
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