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Military working dog Quin is photographed with his handler at the Wiltshire military training ground of Salisbury Plain as 7th Armoured Brigade prepare to deploy to Afghanistan on Operation Herrick 19. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA
Corbyn: Cameron is failing in his duty as a human being over inadequate response to refugee crisis
'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..