• For Trump, ‘World Refugee Day' means other countries should take care of vulnerable populations

    7 days ago - By Think Progress

    The U.S. government's rhetoric doesn't match our international commitments. A South Sudanese refugee boy plays with a ball made from plastic bags and string in Bidi Bidi refugee camp in northern Uganda, June 3, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Ben Curtis The Trump administration's statements on World Refugee Day are the epitome of hypocrisy. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of State put out a short statement stressing the country's financial commitment towards humanitarian assistance. The statement also called the United States a “leader in supporting refugees.” “The overwhelming majority of refugees...
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