30 July, 2018 by
When Tanya Savelieva applied for a visitor’s visa to see her British family it was refused. Tanya is a Ukrainian teacher of music and is of impeccable background. As a translator, she is much in demand by the world’s great theatre houses and is well-connected. There is no possibility of the university-trained teacher being dependent upon the UK; she has throughout her life paid her taxes.
The lady has been five years married to a British ex-serviceman and she has family in the UK. She is ethnic-European and Orthodox Christian.
Tanya’s visitor’s visa was refused on the grounds that the body that provides a UK visa was not convinced that Tanya would return to her home in Portugal, where she is a long-term resident.
Sadly, Tanya Savelieva is not alone. There were 1,112 Syrian refugees resettled in the UK in the first three months of the year. The Home Office now admits that there was not a single Christian among them, Premier Christian Radio reports.
The information, including the rejection of Christian applicants, came to light following a freedom of information request by the Barnabas Fund, a charity that supports persecuted Christians. Only Muslim refugee applicants from the war-torn country have been accepted and resettled.
The statement by the charity said: “As Barnabas Fund recently reported, of the 7,060 Syrian refugees the UNHCR recommended to the UK in 2017 only 25 were Christians (0.35 per cent). However, the Home Office only accepted eleven of these, meaning that Christians made up only 0.23 per cent of Syrian refugees resettled in the UK last year.”
They further explained they had to “go to considerable lengths to obtain these figures in the face of what appeared to be a sustained attempt by Home Office officials to avoid their release”.
The Home Office only provided the information after the charity took the “extreme step of obtaining an order from the Information Commissioner’s Office threatening the Home Office with contempt of court proceedings in the High Court”.
The statement continued: “It is widely accepted that Christians, who constituted around 10 per cent of Syria’s pre-war population, were specifically targeted by jihadi rebels and continue to be at risk.
“As last year’s statistics more than amply demonstrate, this is not a statistical blip. It shows a pattern of under-representation and significant prima facie evidence of discrimination that the government has a legal duty to take concrete steps to address.”
A half million Syrians have been killed and 6.1 million internally displaced since the vicious war began seven years ago.
The Home Office responded to the newly revealed figures: “The vulnerable person resettlement scheme prioritises the most vulnerable refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict, regardless of race, religion or ethnicity.
“We are working with the UNHCR and other partners to reach groups that might be reluctant to register for the scheme for fear of discrimination and unaware of the options available to them.”
One wonders for just how much longer indigenous Britons will allow the treacherous poligarchs who have sold out to the globalists to destroy their nation. If Britons don’t fight today their children will suffer greatly tomorrow; refugees in their lands of the fathers.
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