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]Refugee Crisis: Facts and Myths
The following informational brochure was composed by a European reader who volunteers for an organization that assists refugees in her country. She created this guide to counter the hype and disinformation surrounding the European “migration crisis”, and suggests that her brochure be reproduced and distributed to anyone interested in what is happening. Her explanations serve as an antidote to the all the media propaganda that currently saturates the airwaves and the intertubes.
2. If we don’t take the Syrians in, they are going to stay in Syria and die!
Answer: Again, most Syrians who reach Europe were already in Turkey, which is a peaceful country and welcomes Syrian refugees. Those who chose to come here were by no means under bombs and bullets before they came here, and could have stayed there and allowed the law to take its course and the UNHCR to resettle them in an orderly fashion.
3. But aren’t these boat refugees the poorest of the poor that we have to take pity on and care for anyway?
Answer: The average boat refugee has paid somewhere between $600 and $20000 (depending on how far he has traveled and by which means) dollars per person to the criminal human traffickers and smugglers to get to the country of his choice in Europe.
People with that kind of money at their disposal in the Third World are not poor by any means and can have a relatively comfortable life in whatever Middle Eastern region that they live in, and don’t need to come to us for help.
By contrast those refugees who are not leaving their camps in the Middle East and stay there patiently are the poorest ones, and they should be the object of our compassion. But now, unfortunately, because of this illegal influx of boat refugees, no time, money, or attention is left for us to devote to them, and this is indeed an unjust state of affairs that should have never been allowed to come about.
In addition the drain that this lawless chaos has caused for us, it will also eat into our valuable and very limited resources to achieve the following important and necessary things:
1. Take care of our own needy and vulnerable citizens who should be our first priority.
2. Help the real refugees who are registered with UNHCR and would really benefit from our attention and financial help.
3. Contribute to Syria’s rebuilding once the war is over.
4. Help any other country in need.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
Turkey is hardly 'safe'.
Not surprising from the source, bet they are the same people that think all the chrisitans need to be lifted out of their asap and everyone else needs to fend for themselves.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: lakesidepark
It is when you think they are just inherently evil.
They underlying implication of all this is that these people don't need help and are just trying to destroy the EU.
There is little 'truth' in this IMO, there is opinion sure, but truth has much more qualifications.
What is happening in Iraq and Syria, especially to Christians, is not hyperbole. The pledges of ISIS must be taken seriously. They have carried out every threat they have made. They have shown no mercy to children or their mothers. They revel in killing and are nothing more than an army of religious zealots and psychopaths. Their numbers are growing because nobody in the world is doing anything to stop them. Every murderous, blood-lusting Muslim who can reach the area is flocking to join ISIS and participate in the killing spree.
Not all Christians could flee, perhaps because they were caring for elderly relatives or small children or had some other reason they could not walk out of the city and trek across the desert. Perhaps some thought paying a tax would save them and their homes and businesses.
REPORT: MUSLIM MIGRANTS RAPING WOMEN & CHILDREN AT GERMAN REFUGEE CAMP
Women allegedly forced into prostitution
originally posted by: FormOfTheLord
Until we dont see a difference between us and them they will continue to see a better life and we will attempt to stop them from gaining a better lifestyle.
originally posted by: Flanker86
All the refugee crisis in the EU is a complete fraud orchestrated by EU countries themselves. There has never been a genuine refugee crisis, it has been since the beginning of the summer a sort of ploy aimed at distracting people from the imminent economic disaster that is about to hit Europe. Additionally this fake refugee crisis has set the stage for the beginning of a new era of racism and nazism in Europe. This influx of refugees is a smokescreen.