What Kind Of Persecution?

QUICK REMINDER: WHAT IS A REFUGEE?

A refugee is somebody who has been forced to flee their country due to war or well-founded fear of persecution. A refugee is unable to protect him or herself from harm being inflicted by State or non-State actors as a result of his or her membership to a particular social group. State actors can include police officers and government officials. Non-State actors can include members of their family, neighbors, armed groups, criminal gangs and vigilantes.

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