Global Refugee Crisis

Submitted by ub on Fri, 12/04/2015 - 15:04

Although refugees have long been a constant and for years accepted as part of human migration, the development of the nation-state and fixed borders in the 19th century has forced some countries to shun refugees and turn them into international pariahs.

Today, a global human tragedy of refugees now appears to be spreading everywhere. What in the world must we do to react? The plight of desperate people who are trying to flee their homes by land or sea is a humanitarian crisis that needs to be addressed.

This is a growing and troubling trend that has reached unprecedented levels. Why is the whole world simply watching and waiting... And for how long?

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