On June 20, National Refugee Day, President Bachelet presented letters of nationalization to 65 Palestinians who immigrated to Chile in 2008.
SANTIAGO — The Palestinian Refugee Resettlement Program was established after the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees requested to have a new country for these refugees.
According to the Chilean government website, the goal of the program “was to provide protection to refugees and assistance so that they could immerse themselves in Chilean society and live in peace.”
Since the Chilean government agreed to receive the refugees, over 300,000 Palestinian refugees reside in Chile.
It was, however, difficult for these refugees when they …read more
Source: I Love Chile News