Oscar-winning actress, director and humanitarian Angelina Jolie is including a brand new function to her resume: contributing editor of Time journal.
On Wednesday, the journal’s editor-in-chief and CEO Edward Felsenthal introduced the information together with the publication of her first article titled, What We Owe Refugees.
Jolie, who can also be a Particular Envoy of the UN Excessive Fee for Refugees, will write month-to-month articles for Time in print and on-line.
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In her first piece Jolie tackles the excellence between refugees and migrants which she says has been “blurred and politicized.”
“Some leaders intentionally use the phrases refugee and migrant interchangeably, utilizing hostile rhetoric that whips up worry towards all outsiders,” she writes. “Everybody deserves dignity and truthful remedy, however we have to be clear concerning the distinction. Underneath worldwide legislation it’s not an choice to help refugees, it’s an obligation. It’s completely potential to make sure sturdy border management and truthful, humane immigration insurance policies whereas assembly our duty to assist refugees.”