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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Egypt's Sudanese Refugees Continue to Suffer

Egypt’s Sudanese Refugees Continue to Suffer
The large Sudanese refugee population in Egypt continues to face a number of obstacles, according to Integrated Regional Information Networks. It is believed that some 25,000 registered Sudanese refugees now live in the country, with another one to four million unregistered individuals residing there.

According to the article: “While registered refugees have access to basic healthcare and education many say they are discriminated against because of the color of their skin.” The refugees are also seen as a burden in a nation where almost half the population already survives on less than two U.S. dollars a day

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