12 pictures of Angelina Jolie, convincing the world to help Syrian refugees
• 12 pictures of Angelina Jolie, persuading the world to help Syrian refugees
Actress Angelina Jolie is not limited to the set. She wants to change the world - and she did it! One of the topics on which it is focused now - the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the situation of Syrian refugees.
Wherever he went Angelina - everywhere pursue its fans who want to take a look at the Hollywood star.
For example, in this picture March 16, 2016 Angelina greets the crowd in Athens. However, people in the photo can only dream about the world of Hollywood movies and home comfort: they - settled refugees in Greece.
On Wednesday, Jolie, a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency, arrived here to welcome the refugees, most of whom fled from Syria and Afghanistan.
Jolie is also trying to convince world leaders to provide aid to Greece, through which about 85% of the flow of refugees to Europe.
The day before, during a rainy day in Lebanon Jolie said heartfelt speech, urging all countries to make every effort to resolve the refugee crisis.
"Every Syrian refugee, with whom I spoke, without a single exception, spoke of his desire to return home when the war is over and it is safe," - she said.
"In their eyes, I see the dream of reuniting the various parts of their homeland, which they love." In recent years, Jolie has become one of the most influential and prominent figures in the discussion of the Syrian crisis. In 2007, she visited the camp in Damascus, in which there were 1,200 people who have lost touch with their communities.
She also met with Iraqi elderly woman who could not go beyond the refugee camps because of the chaos going on around.
In 2012, Jolie visited the victims of the war near the Syrian-Jordanian border.
At that time, about 250,000 people have fled Syria due to the conflict. Now this number is closer to 4, 8 million.
In the past January, she visited displaced people in Hanke later to represent their interests at the UN.
"In 2011, the Syrian refugees with whom I met were full of hope," - he said Jolie in a speech to the UN Security Council in April. - "They were asked to tell the world what is happening to them, and urge the world to take action."
"When I came back, hope has turned to anger man, holding her baby in front of me, angrily asked:." It is a terrorist? My son is a terrorist? ". During my February visit to the anger of despair added. Why did the Syrian people is not worthy of salvation? .."
During all travel Angelina in her heart was a place for those who are most vulnerable in times of war - for children.
visit to the refugees she made at a particularly critical time. This week in Brussels was EU summit with the participation of Turkey; its purpose was to develop a resettlement strategy in the crisis region.
The Islamic State of - terrorist groups, due to which millions of families today are seeking shelter in Europe - is officially recognized as responsible for the genocide of the Syrian people.
In this crucial week, Jolie met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the hope to make sure that the aid Syrian refugees remains a priority.
"I am here to urge the UN Refugee Agency and the Greek government to immediately react to becoming catastrophic humanitarian situation in Syria", - said Jolie in a press release. - "I look forward to meetings with government officials, partners and volunteers working on the ground to improve the conditions of life of refugees and to ensure that the most vulnerable are protected."
Maybe Jolie will hear more people than you, if you decide to call the people to something, but do not worry: even without being Jolie can help the refugees!
Every person on earth can help the Syrian refugees in various ways - to disseminate information on the crisis to volunteering and donations.