Saturday, June 20, 2009

World Refugee Day

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
On June 20, thanks to that magnificent organization, UNHCR, we salute the indomitable spirit and courage of the world's refugees, giving them the encouragement, support and respect they deserve.

Every refugee story is different, every loss is a personal one. But around the world different crises affect different groups. Some conflicts are almost resolved. Others are new, with fresh refugee problems. And still others are shadowy, long-running guerrilla wars whose victims are often the ordinary people the revolutionaries claim to represent ...

World Refugee Day: Angelina Jolie calls for greater understanding of the plight of refugees (with video)

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