Angelina Jolie Marks World Refugee Day 2021

Angelina Jolie Marks World Refugee Day 2021
Unhcr Special Envoy Angelina Jolie spoke from Burkina Faso to mark World Refugee Day over the weekend.

“I’m humbled to be in Burkina Faso, and by the extraordinary grace of the people I have met here,” said Angelina. "I am here to show my solidarity with the Burkinabe people, who continue to welcome their displaced brothers and sisters despite terrible attacks and challenges; sharing what little they have, at a time when other countries with far more resources have closed their borders and their minds to refugees.

“Thank you for allowing me to be here. I am so honored and grateful to be among you, and to bow my head in respect for your courage and strength.

“Today is World Refugee Day.

“I have marked this day every year for twenty years with refugees in different countries. I have never been as worried about the state of displacement globally as I am today.
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