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UNHCR: Restrictive Refugee Policies Worsen Displacement Crisis

Ten years ago, when Antonio Guterres assumed his post as U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, there were 38 million refugees and internally displaced people in the world. Now, as he prepares to step down, that number has grown to more than 60 million. The high commissioner just presided over a two-day conference looking at the root causes of displacement and possible solutions. Guterres said ending the conflicts that force people to flee would, of course, resolve the problem, but that...

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