Posts Tagged “Belgrade”

Refugees in Serbia face harsh winter – Emma Fowle’s reflects on her recent visit

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Refugees in Serbia face harsh winter – Emma Fowle’s reflects on her recent visit

“Last night I returned from a freezing-cold Serbia. Three days in sub-zero temperatures visiting the impromptu shelters that have sprung up across the capital as neighbouring borders have closed and refugees have found themselves stranded here, in Belgrade. The conditions were worse than horrific. Worse than anything I could have prepared myself for.” Emma Fowle…

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Faith leaders: shame of freezing refugees in Europe

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Faith leaders: shame of freezing refugees in Europe

“News that refugees have started freezing to death should shame us in 21st-century Europe.” That’s a sobering statement from a letter in today’s Daily Telegraph that has been signed by the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and other Christian and Jewish faith leaders. There have been reports throughout January highlighting the tented camps in Greece…

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