The joy of holidaymakers is for UK’s Daily Mail more important than the lives of those who flee the war in Syria and Afghanistan. The shameful article, Holidaymaker misery as thousands of boat people from Syria and Afghanistan set up migrant camp to turn popular Greek island into ‘disgusting’ hellhole is accompanied with pictures like that
‘It’s awkward. I’m not going to sit in a restaurant with people watching you’: Anne and Tony Servante, from Manchester, say they won’t be coming back next year.
— Patrick Kingsley (@PatrickKingsley) May 28, 2015
@hanrobs People less fortunate than you do not make an island 'disgusting.' Saddens me that you write with no compassion for the suffering.
— Dusty (@duspom) May 28, 2015
— Damian Mac Con Uladh (@damomac) May 28, 2015
— Solomon Clarke (@TheSolClarke) May 28, 2015
@hanrobs Sicily and Italy get a 20fold illegal immigration load than Kos. No ruined holidays there? New low for you and DM.
— Anogeianos Boskos (@ABoskos) May 28, 2015
Certainly, the impact of migrants and refugees can pose a burden to economy and tourism but there can be a racism- and snobbish-free approach to the issue.
The full Daily Mail article is here.