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Standing up for the world’s refugees from Afghanistan to Ukraine, with Rory Stewart

A global response is needed to take in refugees.

As another refugee crisis unfolds in Europe, the former UK international development minister Rory Stewart speaks to the New Statesman’s US senior editor, Emily Tamkin, about his call for a new global coalition on asylum seekers.

They discuss what can be done to support Ukrainians leaving their country, the continuing Afghan refugee crisis, and how to share the migrant impact without undermining border security.

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Ido Vock reports on how Russia has escalated the war on Ukraine as blitzkrieg calculations fail.

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Olia Hercules shares how Putin’s war in Ukraine has torn her family apart.

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