EU Members Wrangle Over Yazidi Refugees

January 28, 2017 11:16 AM
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A dispute has broken out in Europe over the fate of Yazidi refugees. Portugal has offered to take in several hundred of the two-and-a-half thousand Yazidis living in Greece, arguing their ancient community merits special protection. But Athens has rejected the offer, worried that other countries might start cherry-picking refugees based on religion. Some 60,000 migrants are stranded in Greece, as Henry Ridgwell reports.