Submitted by ub on Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:01

An all-time record was set last year and all indications are that this year may be even worse. According to figures released by the United Nations, persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan are responsible for the alarming increase in displaced people all over the world.

UN says 65 million people displaced in 2015, a new record…

BBC News - Refugees at highest ever level, reaching 65m, says UN

Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers: UNHCR via @Reuters

Refugee Numbers Are at a Record High, UN Says

'Refugee' via @YouTube