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Jake Stern

(3,145 posts)
Mon Aug 19, 2019, 10:37 PM Aug 2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations

Source: Deutsche Welle

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced a tough response to Syrian refugees who leave Germany for holidays in their home country.

"If somebody, a Syrian refugee, regularly takes holidays in Syria, he cannot honestly claim to be persecuted in Syria," Seehofer told Bild am Sonntag weekly.

"We would have to strip him of his refugee status," he added.

As soon as German officials learn of such trips, they will launch a probe into the migrants' refugee status, Seehofer added.

Read More: [link:https://www.dw.com/en/germanys-seehofer-warns-refugees-who-take-syria-vacations/a-50069317|]

Totally agree. It's too dangerous to live in but safe enough to go for vacay?
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Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations (Original Post) Jake Stern Aug 2019 OP
I have to agree with that position. Blue_true Aug 2019 #1
agree nt Celerity Aug 2019 #2


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1. I have to agree with that position.
Mon Aug 19, 2019, 10:56 PM
Aug 2019

If a person really left there in fear, they would be working to get their close relatives out, not vacation in the place they ran away from.

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