Protecting the refugee the story of United Nations effort on behalf of the refugee. by United Nations. Dept. of Public Information.

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Pagination24 p.
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The international refugee regime is fundamentally broken. Designed in the wake of World War II to provide protection and assistance, the system is unable to address the record numbers of persons displaced by conflict and violence today.

States have put up fences and adopted policies to deny, deter, and detain asylum seekers. People recognized as refugees are routinely denied rights guaranteed.

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Refugees. Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam and came to America as a refugee inlanding first in a refugee camp in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania and eventually moving to San Jose.

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It is a matter of concern that refugees with disabilities are, as the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has recognized, forgotten, ignored, or invisible.

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Unlike the case of refugees, there is no international humanitarian institution which has the overall responsibility of protecting and assisting the refugees as well as the internally displaced.

A number of organizations have stepped into the breach in specific circumstances.

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