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The humanitarian caste system?

Non syrian refugees jostle for food at a volunteer distribution in Moria camp, Lesbos. Many have spent all their money getting to Greece and have no cash even for basics such as food.
Daniel Elkan/IRIN

Syrians are everyone’s new favourite refugees. But the growing perception that they receive preferential treatment from governments, volunteers and aid agencies is undermining humanitarian principles and causing serious problems for responders in Lesvos and beyond.

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