Refugees are refugees because they have no choice

They did not move: they fled.

UNHCR Photo: Giles Duley
A Syrian family arrives on Lesvos, Greece.
Dejan Stojanović, Idana Ramić-Materić
Published: Wednesday, 11/25/2015 11:58 pm EST
Last Updated: Monday, 12/07/2015 6:19 pm EST

Those who believe that it is a strategy of Islamists to invade Europe, Canada or the rest of the world, or say there are far too many people receiving social welfare, each day become more and more disappointed with the human race. But in what state of despair must a human being be in order to abandon everything: his home, his house, his family, his friends, his work, his roots, even his dead? 

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