The push for human populations to migrate often comes from unstable conditions in people's homelands. Corrupt and oppressive regimes force many to seek asylum in countries that allow their citizens more individual rights and freedoms. However, migrants are not always welcome and are often sent back to their native countries or detained. In this video from Wide Angle, meet political asylum seekers from Zimbabwe who have been prevented entry to, and detained in, Botswana.
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