The challenge to remain humane in the refugee crisis with security risks - stories of the refugees

Mojanoski, Cane and Dimovska, Elena (2016) The challenge to remain humane in the refugee crisis with security risks - stories of the refugees. Faculty of Security Skopje, Ohrid 2016.

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Since the beginning of the riots in Syria in 2011, the Syrian civil war has culminated into a major refugee crisis. According to the estimates of Amnesty International, more than 50% of Syria‟s population is currently displaced. More than 4 million refugees from Syria are in Syrian neighboring countries, but most of them are trying to get in Europe to achieve their goal for safer and peaceful life. But not only Syrians are participating in this refugee influx. There are also Afghans, Iraqis, Moroccans, Iranians, Libyans, Pakistanis, Palestinians and other nationalities from the Middle East who are fleeing from their homes. Due to past terrorist acts that occurred on European soil, and due to the threats of the Islamic state of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) that they will attack in Europe, some states change their policy towards refugees because of fear that ISIS members may be infiltrated among them Although they know that most of them are fleeing precisely because of ISIS. In the struggle to protect their country and their citizens, some states forget that inhumane treatment may negatively reflect upon the security of the state. This paper aims to show a descriptive analysis of the situation in Syria through the prism of Syrian refugees, as well as to show the suffering experienced by refugees on their route to Europe. Key words: refugee crisis, security, threats, humanity

Item Type: Other
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Security
Depositing User: Olivera Trajanova
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2017 12:50
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2017 12:50

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