UN refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide



Syrians fleeing conflict account for 12 million of the world’s displaced people (Photo: AFP via BBC)

Yesterday was World Refugee Day and on that day “a record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the UN refugee agency said.”

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