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World Refugee Day: A Reminder of Global Struggle

June 20, 2014

"June 20 is the United Nations’ World Refugee Day, an effort to commemorate and recognize the millions of human beings across the globe that have been pushed out of their homes as a result of various conflicts and wars. This year’s World Refugee Day serves as a grim reminder of the numerous ongoing political and social struggles that have caused, at present, the greatest number of refugees in modern history. In fact, The Economist reports that the world’s refugees now outnumber the entire population of Spain, with the enduring Syrian conflict pushing the total number to well over 50 million at the end of 2013...

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