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Coronavirus and Refugees Far from home and dodging the pandemic

Rohingya refugees gather at a market inside a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain - RC1D4C8FABE0

Coronavirus and Refugees

Far from home and dodging the pandemic

Hassaan Bin Zubair

“The core principles of refugee protection are being put to test – but people who are forced to flee conflict and persecution should not be denied safety and protection on the pretext, or even as a side effect, of responding to the virus … Securing public health and protecting refugees are not mutually exclusive. This is not a dilemma. We have to do both. Long-recognized refugee laws can be respected even as governments adopt stringent measures to protect public health, including at borders.” — Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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