Switzerland: the Terre des Hommes movement calls on the Swiss government to increase its support to Syrian refugees.

PRESS RELEASE

Lausanne, Geneva, Basel, 15 October 2013 – Even though an opening by the Swiss government has to be acknowledged, the Terre des Hommes movement in Switzerland calls on the Swiss government to host more Syrian children and refugee families and to strengthen its assistance on the field, with the support of the Swiss population.

«We cannot accept that children and youth, who have already been traumatized by the harshness of the war and who have succeeded in escaping from it, end up by dying on the gates of Europe» stated Vito Angelillo, General Director of Terre des Hommes – Helping children worldwide, referring to the recent slaughter of women and children in the Mediterranean Sea.

Read the full Press Release (by Terre des Hommes movement in Switzerland)