We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of Ben Stiller as our newest Goodwill Ambassador.
His first message as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador comes from Central America: "I'm really honored to be advocating for the millions of people fleeing violence and persecution around the world."
Our announcement: https://trib.al/MNXBgeU
A heartbreaking post from our Melissa Fleming - UNHCR in Bangladesh, about Rohina, a Rohingya girl who endured unimaginable horrors, and whose story will stay with her forever. 💔
Rohina, 12, cannot smile. She told me why: one day men came and set fire to her house in Myanmar. As the family fled to escape the flames, they shot them dead -... in all, 15 family members, including her parents.
She and her little brother were shot at too, but managed to jump in the river and escape.
Rohina's aunt takes care of her here in Bangladesh, in the Kutupalong refugee settlement, and she hopes to go to school. In this photo, she is showing me the bullet marks in her hip.
I hope someday Rohina's smile will return and her sorrow will subside.
I will carry her story with me forever.