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Bhanu Bhatnagar

Print and TV journalist based in the Middle East, Filmmaker, Traveler, Yogi, Foodie

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How We Treat Refugees Says A Lot About Who We Are

Uprooted from their lives, sometimes in a violent manner, many refugees find themselves in alien lands with little or no knowledge of the local language or culture and (generally) without friends or family to help a lending hand. Most western governments refer to refugees as "clients" or "customers" when processing their applications. There's little or no recognition of the person behind the paperwork. That's where Canada's Romero House comes in.
10/13/2012 12:52 EDT