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63 million people and a crisis of solidarity

A new UN refugee agency report shows 65.3 million people forcibly displaced from their homes around the world. Of that number, 21.3 million are refugees and 3.2 million are seeking asylum. Another 40.8 million internally displaced persons live inside their … Continue reading

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Fear and loathing and refugees in Europe

As refugees continue to enter European countries, they meet both hostility and welcome. Lately, the welcome seems to be wearing thin. And the international concern that met the photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi has faded away, with 2016 photos of … Continue reading

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