ISSUES REFUGEE SPEECH
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[ June 24th 2004 ]
Jolie, who is the goodwill ambassador for UNHCR,
recently visited Barcelona on the occasion of
World Refugees Day, to interact with refugee children
from all parts of the world, as part of the Universal
Forum of cultures being held in Barcelona. The
'Tomb Raider' star who has been a tireless crusader,
fighting for the cause of refugees, recently donated
500,000 dollars to the UN to help establish a
legal resource centre for refugees ,in the United
world would be a world without refugees, without
wars, without racism and without persecution,"
the star was quoted as saying by Hello Magazine.
Jolie praised for the grit and gumption of refugees
and said, "They are some of the most amazing people
you could ever meet. I continue to be in awe of
their courageous spirit and their ability to go
on despite the difficulties they face."