Amnesty International: Western countries should take in more African refugees

Amnesty International has pointed a finger at Western countries who give African countries aid instead of taking in refugees.

A report by the global rights advocacy organisation revealed that the refugee crises should compel European countries to assist refugees fleeing dire political and economic instability. Ethiopia has approximately 800 000 refugees, Kenya has 600 000 refugees and Uganda has 500 000 refugees - presumably fleeing from conflict in Darfur and Sudan.

702's John Robbie spoke to Southern Africa Editor of Africa Report, Crystal Orderson, about the issues dominating some African countries.

Listen to the interview below:

It's simply not enough for rich countries to give aid money, they need to help these countries and take the refugees.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of Africa Report
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