Europe vs Africa: The refugee double standard – UpFront

As hundreds of thousands of refugees continue to make their way into the European Union – already the home of 1.3 million – many governments have begun passing anti-immigration laws in response.

However, while the “wealthier” Europe panics over the influx of asylum-seekers, the numbers are much higher in Africa.

In this week’s Reality Check, Mehdi Hasan sets the record straight on how Africa is really bearing the brunt of the refugee crisis.

More from UpFront on:

YouTube – http://aje.io/upfrontYT
Facebook – http://facebook.com/ajUpFront
Twitter – http://twitter.com/ajUpFront
Website – http://aljazeera.com/upfront

Leave a Comment