By the numbers: Israel recognizes less than 1% of asylum seekers
Israel has only officially given refugee status to a handful of people over the years. Where have they come from? And how does Israel compare to the rest of the Western world?
Israel has only recognized some 200 refugees since signing the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees – making it one of the least welcoming countries in the Western world when it comes to granting asylum.
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