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Наш долг перед мигрантами и беженцами

ДАККА – Бессрочный запрет на сирийских беженцев, введённый США, ярко высветил одну из главных проблем нашего времени. Что нам делать с миллионами беженцев, спасающихся от войны и преследований в различных странах мира?

Масштабы кризиса беженцев сегодня ошеломляют. В целом, 65 миллионов человек – это беспрецедентная цифра – оказались вынуждены покинуть свои дома; в одном только 2016 году более 7500 мигрантов – мужчин, женщин, детей – погибли во время своих отчаянных попыток достичь безопасного места, из них 5083 утонули в Средиземном море.

В Андаманском море тысячи мигрантов вынуждены жить на лодках, потому что их не принимает ни один порт, при этом контрабандисты вымогают у них деньги. Аналогичные опасные ситуации наблюдаются в регионах Сахеля и Африканского Рога, в центральноамериканском коридоре.

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