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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: As global citizens, we share a collective responsibility toward our shared humanity. Read on to learn about a grassroots initiative started by a young Bosnian refugee and her Boston friends just last week and how they are making a difference. — MORE–
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http://diplomatartist.com/refugees-empathy-action-at-grassroots/

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: It is worth reminding that underlying the plight of refugees is in too many cases a disregard or worse of the human rights of those who flee. –MORE–
http://diplomatartist.com/angelina-jolie-in-myanmar-bridges-peace-humanitarian-work/

Blog Report: WORLD REFUGEE DAY SEES NEGATIVE TREND, By Ambassador Mo
“2011 saw suffering on an epic scale.”  Record 800,000 people were forced to flee across borders, more than any time since 2000, part of a total of 4.3 million people who were newly displaced last year, owing to major humanitarian crises that began in late 2010 in Côte d’Ivoire, Libya, Somalia, Sudan according to Global Trends 2011, issued by Office of UNHCR. -MORE & PHOTO GALLERY-
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/world-refugee-day-sees-negative-trend/54421Image

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Film Report: NO ONE CHOOSES TO BECOME A REFUGEE
Angelina Jolie is part of the UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) awareness and resource raising campaign to address what is expected to be an increasing refugee/displaced persons problem caused by conflict but also climate change & natural disaster. –Watch–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/angelina-jolie-no-one-chooses-to-become-refugee/30824Image