UNHCR’s Pro-Refugee Campaign Features Czechs

“Life or death: both of us or neither of us. That was the only thing I was thinking about,” said Josef Hlavatý while escaping Czechoslovakia with his three-year-old son in 1988 using a homemade hang-glider. His story is just one of three in UNHCR’s TV campaign ‘We ourselves were refugees’ (Sami jsme byli uprchlíci).

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c212-Relocation/n5241-UNHCR-s-Pro-Refugee-Campaign-features-Czechs

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A Journalist Who Is Trying To Show The Human Face Of The Refugee Crisis

“I wanted to put a human face on the refugee crisis,” says Raymond Furlong, multimedia editor at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. This summer, Furlong got on a train full of refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border to begin working on Desperate Honeymoon. “In many countries, people are scared of refugees,” Furlong explains, “populists are exploiting those fears for political gain.”

http://www.youth-time.eu/slideshow-personalities/a-journalist-who-is-trying-to-show-the-human-face-of-the-refugee-crisis