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Island would 'miss out' not taking refugees

Claire Bader

Follows gov't agreement to review its stance

An aid worker and activist believes the Island would be 'missing out' by not accepting refugees from the Middle East.

Claire Bader has worked with Save the Children in Africa and Greece - she believes the definition of a 'typical refugee' has been distorted by the mainstream media.

She says the majority of people she's encountered just want to work, and lead a peaceful existence in Europe.

It comes a week after the Manx government agreed to review its stance on taking in migrants from war-torn Syria.

Claire says the Island has a strong history of integrating with other cultures:

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