World Refugee Day
“There are a lot of innocent people who are refugees, and given the opportunity, [they] would give back 100 times more than what was given to them.”
June 20th is World Refugee Day. Currently, the population of displaced people in the world is the highest in modern history. How did we get here?
Angelina Jolie Spoke To A Mixed Audience at a Masjid, But Our Muslim Sisters Are Still Largely Voiceless
The All Dulles area Muslim Society Center held an event on June 20, 2016 to mark World Refugee Day. John Kerry and Angelina Jolie were guests on this occasion. Jolie spoke to an enthusiastic audience of ADAMS community members.
'The Jungle' is the infamous nickname given to the transient refugee settlement in Calais, France. This makeshift slum-labyrinth is one of the biggest migrant camps in Europe and has been 'home' to an estimated 6,000 people from all over the Middle East and Northern Africa who have fled their war-torn countries and hope to make it to the UK and apply for asylum there.
The singer's work brings the issue closer to home.