UK: Discrimination against Christian Refugees

UK: Discrimination against Christian Refugees

by Judith Bergman • August 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

  • The UN recommended 1,358 Syrian refugees for resettlement in Britain during the first quarter of 2018, of whom only four were Christians. Britain agreed to resettle 1,112 of these refugees, all of whom were Muslims, and refused to accept the Christians.
  • "As last year’s statistics more than amply demonstrate, this is not a statistical blip. It shows a pattern of discrimination that the Government has a legal duty to take concrete steps to address." — Lord David Alton of Liverpool, in a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid.
  • What specific initiatives, other than empty words, does the UK government aim to take to rectify the damage that has already been done and to prevent it from happening again?