Plight of refugees highlighted at World Economic Forum

Headlining world leaders may not be in Davos this year, but many of the global elite still are and it is still a place to strike deals - and maybe even create some change.

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    Activists have been eager to keep the plight of refugees on the agenda at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

    One aid group gave delegates a taste of what it is like to flee their homes and risk their lives looking for safety.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Davos.


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