The photo above is like many already out there talking about the so-called “refugee” problem facing Europe.
The BBC says that these “refugees” are demanding freedom to travel from Hungary to Germany. But look closely at the photo, and indeed many others…tell me where are the women “refugees”, or the child “refugees” and the old “refugees” and the infirm refugees”?
Why are all the “refugees” of fighting age and male?
And the next question is this…why travel to Europe when there are extremely wealthy Muslim countries much, much closer…like Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and even Turkey or the Gulf states like Dubai, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi etc?
As the crisis brews over Syrian refugees trying to enter European countries, questions have been raised over why they are not heading to wealthy Gulf states closer to home.
Although those fleeing the Syrian crisis have for several years been crossing into Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey in huge numbers, entering other Arab states – especially in the Gulf – is far less straightforward.
Officially, Syrians can apply for a tourist visa or work permit in order to enter a Gulf state. Read more »