Last night in London I attended Amnesty International’s annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil which commemorates the horrific events of June 4th 1989 and the thousands of people (namely students) who died, many of whom remain unidentified. Each year the London vigil draws together a combination of protesters and journalists who were in Tiananmen in 1989, mothers … More London’s Tiananmen Vigil: Why 1989’s Tiananmen Massacre still matters
It’s currently World Refugee Week until the 25th June and so I want to bring attention to some important issues and great causes. You may or may not have seen my last post about World Refugee Day – in it I mentioned three refugee stories that have particularly touched me. One of those stories was about North-Korean-born Yeonmi … More North Korean refugees need our help.
I’m going to take a moment out here to talk about something much more important and serious than travelling and I hope you will take something away from this. This week is World Refugee Week and today, the 20th June, is World Refugee Day. You will have certainly heard a lot about refugees in the … More World Refugee Day 2017: Stories of survival and how you can help