Syrian Christians find unlikely support in the UK

Syrian Christians find unlikely support in the UK

Anti-immigration politician's call to help Christians fleeing Syria sparks debate over refugee policy.


Nigel Farage at his re-election as leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), in Central London November 5, 2010. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A right-wing British leader known for his anti-immigration stance has called on the United Kingdom to admit Syrian refugees, surprising supporters and opponents alike.