World Refugee Day

Issue

The United Nations has set aside this day to focus on the courage and determination of people who for various reasons ranging from war to ethnic cleansing to institutionalized homophobia have unfortunately been forced to abandon everything they have in the hopes of finding safety.

UN News - On World Refugee Day, UN urges support, solidarity for record number of displaced people http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57013#.WUkzXrYN-wA.twitter

BBC News - World Refugee Day: Teen refugees' art put on display http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-40339746

More than 120 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean on World Refugee Day http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/refugees-120-migrants-dro...

World Refugee Day: How welcoming refugees saved my dying church | http://fxn.ws/2slaxLF

In the Netherlands, Empty Prisons Become Homes for Refugees http://on.natgeo.com/1sokVPu

UN News - 'No limit' to cruelty of traffickers, says UN agency, as video surfaces of abused migrants in Libya http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56998#.WUkzK67Ujio.twitter