In a powerful op-ed for the New York Times
, Angelina Jolie
recounts her recent trip to Iraq and calls out for international support to help refugees in Iraq and Syria affected by wartime atrocities.
director visited a refugee camp for displaced Iraqis and Syrians near Dohuk, Syria on Sunday (Jan. 25, 2015), where she was left "speechless".
"I have visited Iraq five times since 2007, and I have seen nothing like the suffering I’m witnessing now," she writes. "...Nothing prepares you for the reality of so much individual human misery: for the stories of suffering and death, and the gaze of hungry, traumatized children." Read More »