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.

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