A Different Take on Global Refugee Issues

Photo credit: Giorgio Perottino, Reuters

There is value in considering opinions that take you beyond your comfort zone.

A recent blog post forwarded by a Canadian-Nicaraguan reader raised questions and some feelings of discomfort for me.  Click here to hear from an alternative perspective.

In 2014, at least 40,000 Syrians crossed the Mediterranean to seek asylum in European countries via Italy. But approximately 35,000 Eritreans also made the voyage – a sharp increase from 10,000 in 2013.  

Higher welcomes comments about the opinion put forward in the linked article from africasacountry.com, which “deliberately challenge(s) and destabilize(s) received wisdom about the African continent and its people in Western media.”

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