Comparing Ukrainian refugee crisis with Syrian refugee crisis

CIC Program Lead Leah Zamore appeared on ABC News, discussing the contrast between the European response to refugees coming from Ukraine and the "closed-door response" to African and Middle Eastern refugees during the last decade.

"Europe's response so far has been remarkably generous and united...and this is exactly as it should be. It's exactly the vision that international refugee law suggests should be the approach, but it is reinforcing a jarring double standard."

Watch the full ABC segment here.

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Mar 06, 2022
Leah Zamore
Humanitarian Crises
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