On this #WorldRefugeeDay, Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world. This is not a burden but a badge of honor for us
My life began in a refugee camp. My family were seeking refuge from the Khmer Rouge. So grateful for our second chance. #WorldRefugeeDay
"No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark"
"Why don't the refugees go back home?"
Because there is no home to go back to.
It's #WorldRefugeeDay today - these books can help young people try to understand what it's like to flee your home: http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/booklists/408/
“We felt like doctors for the first time in two years.” - Dr M Hattab from #Syria who is now in Turkey
Statement by President Michael D. Higgins to mark #WorldRefugeeDay, 20 June 2017.
How did we get here? The Roots of the Refugee Crisis... #WorldRefugeeDay
"...that any should be turned into refugees as we were, that any should be condemned to grow hungry as we were, that....."