Jolie also meets Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who tells her there are ‘30,000 people trapped in the Greek mainland because of unilateral actions by the countries on the Balkan route’
ATHENS, Greece (Mar. 18, 2016) — Hollywood star and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie turned the spotlight of celebrity Wednesday, March 16, onto the plight of thousands of refugees crowded in camps in Greece.
Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Jolie calls for ‘reason and calm and foresight’ in response to the international migrant crisis
BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon (Mar. 16, 2016) — Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday, March 15, met Syrian refugee families living in squalid conditions in Lebanon, on the 5th anniversary of the Syrian war.
On his first visit to Washington since being appointed to head the UN refugee effort, Filippo Grandi said the world must do more to end the crisis
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Mar. 16, 2016) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Tuesday, March 15, he will ask countries to step forward and agree to take in another 400,000 Syrian refugees.
They cite ‘terrorist acts and incitement’ in Syria, Yemen, and Iraq as basis for the declaration
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Mar. 2, 2016) — Gulf monarchies on Wednesday, March 2, declared Lebanon’s Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, escalating tensions with the Shiite militant organization that is fighting in support of Syria’s regime.