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Denmark to Isolate Unwanted Asylum Seekers on 'Virus' Island

Asylum seekers in Denmark are being shipped to ‘Virus Island,’ a small stony inlet in the Baltic Sea, the right-wing Danish People’s Party said this weekend. “They are unwanted in Denmark, and they will feel that,” said Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg.

Anger mounts as Israel begins detention and deportation of African asylum seekers

Around 20,000 Israelis and African migrants took to the streets in Tel Aviv on February 24, protesting against a government policy of detaining and deporting African asylum seekers who refuse to leave the country. A few days earlier, a group of Eritrean asylum seekers held at a detention centre in Israel went on hunger strike in protest against their imminent expulsion from the country.

6 Wealthiest Nations Host Under 9% of World's Refugees

The six richest countries in the world, who make up more than 60 percent of the world’s economy, are hosting less than 9 percent of the total number of refugees in the world according to a new report by the British charity Oxfam released Monday.
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