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10 Countries Can't Keep Taking In More Than Half The World's Refugees, Amnesty International Says

Just a handful of nations are shouldering the burden of caring for the world’s 21 million refugees, causing protracted situations of extreme suffering and forcing some governments to crumble under the weight. “A small number of countries have been left to do far too much just because they are neighbors to a crisis,” wrote Amnesty International’s secretary general, Salil Shetty, in a report the global human rights NGO released on Monday.
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