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Global Refugee Population On The Rise

Phil Robertson, Deputy Director (Asia Division), Human Rights Watch

29-Apr-22 07:30

Global Refugee Population On The Rise

Refugees are defined and protected under the “1951 Refugee Convention relating to the Status of Refugees”. However, despite having policies and measures put in place to protect refugees, many are still vulnerable to poor living conditions, inaccessibility to education, employment bans, and other issues. Phil Robertson, Deputy Director of the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch breaks down the situation for us. Image credit:

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Tags:  international refugee policyinternational human rightshuman rights lawinternational human rights lawrefugee protectionforced migrationrefugeesrefugee crisisrefugee policymalaysia refugee policyinternational lawunhcrhuman rights watch

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