Syrian ‘refugees’ in Turkey headed home to celebrate Muslim holiday….

Refugee Resettlement Watch

….and some plan to stay in Syria!

So, good news on World Refugee Day, right!  Syrians want to go home, so why is the UN distributing them around the world?

From Reuters  (hat tip: Diane):

Carrying suitcases, shopping bags and toddlers, thousands of refugees walked back home into Syria from Turkey on Thursday ahead of the Eid festival that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Syrians running home! June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkey has taken in some 3 million Syrian migrants since the start of civil war in 2011, making it home to the world’s largest refugee population.

Now Ankara is giving Syrian refugees the right to return to Turkey within a month if they want to go home to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Some said they wanted to start again in their homeland, and would return within the month if it did…

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