Online Asylum for Switzerland (18+)

by Hannes Gassert

Filmed at Ignite Zurich

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Asylum seekers face impossible hurdles: it's extremely dangerous to downright impossible to get to Europe, and only the strongest can make it. But it's in our duty to protect the weakest. An alternative way that may help fulfill article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states that "Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution" could be to provide an online application mechanism. Hannes Gassert spoke at Ignite Zürich about how technology can help refugees to seek asylum.

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