Angelina Jolie high lights the troubles of Libyan refugees

April 6, 2011 6:58 pmComments Off on Angelina Jolie high lights the troubles of Libyan refugeesViews: 2

angline-julie The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has said that quite 400,000 folks have fled Libya over the last month amid fighting between rebels and Col Gadhafi’s forces.

More than half have arrived in Tunisia.

"It is a unprecedented time when folks across North Africa and also the Middle East are breaking down the wall of silence and concern," said Jolie.

Tunisia saw an uprising in January that overthrew its longtime ruler, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali that triggered pro-democracy movements across the region.

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