Europe is home to more than 1.3 million refugees, mostly from Africa and the Middle East, with thousands more coming every month.
Some are calling the refugees incompatible with European values, and a few governments have begun passing anti-immigration laws in response.
Philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Zizek, who also calls for more scrutiny of the refugees, says that while most of the refugees are caused by "European geopolitical games", there needs to be "clearly established" rules before accepting any more.
"I want even more refugees. I only want rules to be clearly established," says Zizek. "In spite of all the differences, there is some minimum of Western notion of human rights, freedom, equality."
In this week's Arena, Mehdi Hasan challenges the Slovenian thinker.
For Zizek's take on Donald Trump's electoral victory, click here.
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Source: Al Jazeera News