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Refugee Agency: Forces Closure and Goodwill Ambassador

refugee agency: I saw myself in every parent, according to Vancouver Courier. How can any mother endure seeing her child thrown into a fire The two-time Academy Award winner said Their experiences will never leave me. In her very different role as a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency, Blanchett said she heard gut-wrenching accounts of torture, rape, people seeing loved ones killed before their eyes, and children thrown into fire and burned alive.article continues below Trending Stories EXTREME BEAR ACTIVITY' forces closure of two Metro Vancouver trailsB.C. wineries need us to drink their wines to offset losses of wildfire seasonCTV Vancouver reveals its 'major refresh' as former anchor prepares to give her side of the story Is this the most distracted driver in B.C. I am a mother, and I saw my children in the eyes of every single refugee child I met, she said. The Rohingya have long been treated as outsiders in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, even though their families have lived in the country for generations. The latest crisis began with attacks by an underground Rohingya insurgent group on Myanmar security personnel last August in northern Rakhine State. Nearly all have been denied citizenship since 1982, effectively rendering them stateless, and they are also denied freedom of movement and other basic rights. ( As reported in the news.