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The Refugee Council of Australia joins campaign to free 119 children trapped on Nauru before Universal Children’s Day

MEDIA RELEASE Embargoed until 10:30am, Monday 20 August 2018 Canberra, Australia: The Refugee Council of Australia has today joined a renewed campaign to pressure Australia’s political leaders to bring the 119 children currently trapped on Nauru, to Australia. The…

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Total number of displaced persons worldwide (25.4 million refugees) 2017

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Number of refugees
resettled or recognised
in Australia
2017

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Proportion of people seeking asylum
recognised by Australia in 2017

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Country hosting the
most refugees: Turkey
2017