world refugee day
June 19, 2007 10:37pm CST
today is the seventh anniversary of the world refugee day. latest statistics indicate that 20.8 million people of concern:* 8.4 million people who have fled their countries due to civil war, and ethnic, tribal and regilious violence and who can not returen home;* 6.6 million are internally displaced persons - people forced to flee their homes but who have not crossed a border;* 2.4 million are stateless people;* 1.6 million are returnees;* 773,000 are asylum seekers;* 960,000 are others of concern. what is your opinion of the refugees?