World Refugee Day

Associated Press
Bosnian Muslims Hasiba Ahmic, 72,left, and  Naza Hasanovic,68, sit in front of their shelter at the collective center for refugees near the northern Bosnian town of Zivinice, 130 kms north of Sarajevo, Monday, June 20, 2011, where they settled after being displaced from their homes in eastern Bosnia in 1995. Many refugees and internal displaced persons war still live in primitive shelters waiting to return to their destroyed pre-war homes, 16 years after the 1992-95 Bosnian war. On World Refugee Day, which is marked in Bosnia today, a total of 43.7 million displaced people have been registered in the world, 15.4 million of whom are refugees.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)

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World Refugee Day is observed Wednesday, June 20, 2012. UNHCR claims a record 800,000 people were forced to flee across borders last year, more than at any time since 2000.

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