'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 ..
Amnesty: The human rights organization has demanded an improvement in the living conditions of tens migrants camped in Greece. Over 46,000 refugees are living in squalor, scattered around the Greek mainland.
A second group of migrants have been sent from Lesbos to Turkey as part of a deal with the EU. Human rights activists have said a rush to implement a refugee deal has led to dire conditions for migrants in Greece.
picture of a Syrian refugee kissing his son as he carries him in the rain toward the Macedonian border is the latest devastating reminder of the refugee crisis that is hammering Europe. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/syrian-refugee-kissing-his-son-2015-9#ixzz3lMU7e500 / REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis