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The Gulf sates and Arab/Muslim refugees

Reader comment on item: Let Refugees Remain in Their Own Culture Zones
in response to reader comment: real reason for taken refugees

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 3, 2015 at 10:09

MF you wrote

I have been advised by various Arabic people Lebanese, Syrian and Iraqi that the Gulf Arab states do not take Arab/Muslim refugees from the above countries is that Gulf countries do not Trust these Arabs/Muslims so the question is, why should Australia, The U.K. and north America?

I suspect that Arab/Muslim refugees prefer to seek asylum in the west not because the Gulf states would not allow them in but because these refugees would rather move to a country that provides social benefits and health care and great education and in time such refugees can become citizens. Compare this with the Gulf states where refugees would be on their own and might not be able to become citizens which means that they might be forced to go back to the same country that they just escaped

And this is indeed why the Gulf states end with many Indian and Pakistani Muslims and the treatment of these economic migrants is really bad


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