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Facts about Refugees and people seeking asylum

Myths and scare stories about refugees and people seeking asylum are told repeatedly. 

Before debate about borders, safe countries, security, and economics, we must start from a place of humanity. The people who are the subject here are desperate, have been through unimaginable situations and hardship, and seeking asylum is a fundamental human right.

Here are some facts and figures to give a true picture – please help us spread the truth about asylum.