Angelina Jolie Makes Plea on Behalf of Libyan Refugees

by at . Comments

With dangerous protests taking place in Libya, Angelina Jolie released a statement today that takes up the cause of refugees fleeing the troubled country, along with those in Africa's Cote d'Ivoire.

Said this UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador:

"We don't want to look back and find their deaths on our hands. As we witness these newest crises unfold in west and north Africa, it is critical that all parties respect the fundamental right of people in danger to flee to safety. All I'm asking is that civilians be protected, and not targeted or harmed."

Angelina Jolie in Afghanistan

Jolie has been in been in Kabul, Afghanistan this week, spending with with residents that are attempting to return home after a decade of exile.

"We need to remember that if we don't support these people in the long term to really get back on their feet, we will see a continued cycle of instability and new crises," she said.

Earlier this year, Jolie and Pitt donated $2 million to a Namibian wildlife refuge. As we often ask: how awesome is Angelina Jolie?!?


She's the kind of person pple shld look up to and she has a heart of gold i wish everyone was like her.


She is the ultimate role model. She was born into stardom. But she got one foot in the real world and want to make a difference in the world. She is the real deal. You can tell she is genuin and got her heart in it. Some famous people seems to do some charity just for show to get good publicity. But angelina cares for real. She is awesome. I admire her.


I know there aren't a lot of Angelina fans, but you can't deny what she does for charities.


Angelina Jolie Biography

Angelina Jolie: Is She Pregnant Again?
Angelina Jolie is mind-numbingly gorgeous. She also likes adopting kids and taking her clothes off in movies. We approve of both those... More »
Los Angeles, California
Full Name
Angelina Jolie Voight

Angelina Jolie Quotes

I'm very happy. Unlike most women, I love being pregnant... You just feel like everything about your body is there for your baby.

Angelina Jolie

Yeah, yeah, we've confirmed that already.

Angelina Jolie [after being asked if she's having twins]