'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..
Angelina Jolie Photo - UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Meets With Syrian Refugees In Turkey
We met Mohamed, a young Syrian Refugee, while visiting Turkey. He was asking for money in a restaurant while we were ordering. We bought him food and surprised him with some art! Check out his reaction in our latest video :)
A Syrian refugee baby is seen sleeping in a camp on the outskirts of Izmir in Turkey on April 28 2016. The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey is growing after the implementation of the European Union-Turkey Refugee deal which effectively shut down the route into Europe. Photo by Chris McGrath@gettyimages by time