Global News Radio Correspondent Calls Detained Migrant Children "Actors," Dismisses Alan Kurdi Photo As "Staged"
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Global News Radio Correspondent Calls Detained Migrant Children “Actors,” Dismisses Alan Kurdi Photo As “Staged”
Lou Schizas later walked back the remarks, expressing regret that "a handful of people were offended"

When he appeared on The John Oakley Show Tuesday afternoon, Lou Schizas was emphatic and apparently unambiguous: the children held in detention centres due to the Trump administration’s family-separation policy were “child actors in a drama engineered by somebody” and the 2015 photo depicting the body of Syrian migrant Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach was “the most staged picture I’ve ever seen.”

But when he appeared on the same program the next afternoon, the business correspondent for Global News Radio 640 Toronto was rather less sure.

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