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[UK] David Miliband-failure to take in refugees an abandonment of UK’s humanitarian traditions

Former foreign secretary says Britain should live up to historical responsibilities by taking in fair share of refugees.

David Miliband

 

David Miliband has called on the British government to take in its fair share of refugees fleeing the war in Syria and other conflicts, and said continued failure to do so would represent an abandonment of the UK’s legal and humanitarian traditions.

The former foreign secretary, who now heads the International Rescue Committee (IRC) aid agency, has told the Guardian that the strict limits Britain has placed on the acceptance of refugees represented a double standard that would ultimately undermine Britain’s influence abroad.

Continue reading at The Guardian by Julian Borger 

 

ED Miliband (Brother of David Miliband)

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