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    Reflections on World Refugee Day 2020

    – Salathiel Nalli I am writing these few lines in the comfort of my home, but around 80 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes as on today. Among them, there are 26 million refugees (forced to flee their country because of persecution, war or violence) (Source: https://www.unhcr.org/en-in/figures-at-a-glance.html)   The United Nations declared June 20 as ‘World Refugee Day’ to build empathy and understanding for the plight of refugees, and to recognize their resilience in rebuilding their lives.   During this period of COVID-19 Pandemic, many people are going through a difficult phase of their life. Refugees, who are already struggling with many issues, are suffering…