Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Refugee vs. migrant explained

In the midst of the summer ongoing crisis of Middle East refugees and Medierranean migrants to Italy and Europe, there is still lots of confusion to understand the difference between these two kind of 'people on the move. This is a well done simple video by DevEx that clarify the terms, international law, and situations.


DevExplains: Refugee vs. migrant: Considering the overwhelming extent of human migration, it’s hard to keep track of the definitions prescribed for different subgroups — such as migrant, refugee and asylum-seeker. Devex breaks down what each term means, as well as why it matters to distinguish among them.