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Rights Violations and Number

end: That's an increase of 300,000 since 2015 and the highest number since the end of the Second World War, according to Rabble. It's equivalent to the entire population of the U.K. Of those 65 million displaced, only about one-third, or 22.5 million, have been officially registered by the UNHCR as refugees living outside of their own countries. At the end of 2016, there were more than 65 million people forced from their homes by persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations. A far larger number are internally displaced within countries such as Syria, Colombia, Iraq, Afghanistan and South Sudan, where civil war has erupted once more. After all, most Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and Sudanese want to return to their homes and previous lives. No one believes that the solution is to resettle everyone who has been forcibly displaced. ( As reported in the news.