Europe vs Africa: The refugee double standard

Mehdi Hasan on who is actually bearing the brunt of the refugee crisis.

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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