Mosul refugee child Delil Souleiman/Stringer

واجبنا تجاه المهاجرين واللاجئين

داكا - لقد سلط الحظر غير المحدد على اللاجئين السوريين الذي فرضه الولايات المتحدة الضوء على واحدة من التحديات الكبرى في عصرنا. ما الذي ينبغي علينا القيام به نحو الملايين من اللاجئين الفارين من الحرب والاضطهاد في جميع أنحاء العالم؟

إن حجم أزمة اللاجئين اليوم مذهل للغاية: ففي جميع أنحاء العالم، أجبر 65 مليون شخص على الفرار من منازلهم. و في عام 2016 فقط، مات أكثر من 7500 مهاجر - رجالا ونساء وأطفالا - أثناء محاولة يائسة للوصول إلى البر، منهم 5083 لقوا حتفهم في البحر الأبيض المتوسط.

في بحر اندامان، تقطعت السبل بالآلاف من المهاجرين على متن قوارب بدون توفر ميناء للنزول، في حين يتم احتجازهم من طرف المهربين للحصول على فدية، وقد لوحظت نقاط ضعف مماثلة في منطقة الساحل والقرن الأفريقي، وممر أمريكا الوسطى.

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