World Refugee Day


Today is the UNHCR's World Refugee Day. The theme this year is "They have taken my home, but they can't take my future." What beautiful words.

From the UNHCR website - "While most refugees want to go home, some cannot safely return. But wherever they are, refugees will always strive to pick up the pieces and start over. The courage and determination demonstrated during their darkest hours will serve them well in rebuilding a new life. On World Refugee Day, let us honour them for these qualities and recognise the richness and diversity they bring to our societies."

Here is my suggested reading for this day:

Infidel - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Left To Tell and Led by Faith - Immaculee Ilibagiza
The Bite of the Mango - Mariatu Kamara
What Is The What - Dave Eggers

Are there any books you recommend on this subject?

Comments

  1. You have listed a good collection of books.

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