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Saturday, May 28, 2016

UN official says people aren't fleeing Syria because of violence and therefore aren't refugees. Their main reason for leaving is to find educational opportunities for their children-Breitbart, Huffington Post

"Møller says feedback from people working in refugee camps suggests the main reason people are leaving Syria isn’t the crippling violence in the country. “The number one reason why people leave Syria is not the bombs or the food or the cold, it’s because they want to find educational opportunities for their children,” he explains."... 
 
5/15/16, "UN Director Admits: Syrians Not Fleeing Over War, Gulf Countries ‘Haven’t Taken A Single One’," Breitbart, Raheem Kassan

"The Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva has revealed most of the migrants from Syria are not fleeing persecution or war, and has lashed out at both the United States and the Arab Gulf countries who he claims are not doing enough to accommodate more migrants.

Speaking to the Huffington Post this week, Michael Møller described his dissatisfaction with response to Europe’s migrant crisis, specifically taking aim at the media for failing to “educate” the public....

But amongst his critique of the Western response to the migrant crisis, the Director-General lets slip two major points often dismissed by open borders campaigners: The migrants from Syria are not fleeing because of the Syrian war.

Mr. Møller says the main reason people are leaving Syria “isn’t the crippling violence in the country”, the HuffPo reports.

“The number one reason why people leave Syria is not the bombs or the food or the cold, it’s because they want to find educational opportunities for their children,” he explains.  

This would mean that most of the Syrian migrants would fall under the category of economic migrants” rather than “refugees” – a point that Mr. Møller even clarifies later in the interview.

He says: “To put it very bluntly, every refugee is a migrant. Not every migrant is a refugee. It’s quite clear actually.”"...

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5/14/16, "UN’s Michael Møller Reveals 17 Facts That Will Change Your Understanding Of The Refugee Crisis," Huffington Post UK, Louise Ridley





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