The violent conflict in Syria that has already lasted for seven years straight and forced millions to flee for their lives and become refugees, to either eke out a meagre living in refugee camps or to attempt to seek asylum in Europe. But it appears that while for the most of them the war was a terrible disaster that destroyed their livelihoods, a select few were able to escape this unenviable lot. On April 27, she received the Rising Star award at the Asian Awards in London for what the media described as “her perspective on one of the biggest humanitarian crises in history,” according to ITV. I am so excited I have been awarded by @TheAsianAwards. Thank you. And thank you to my friends who have been supporting me, love you all. pic.twitter.com/8sx2rnMkKl — Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) 28 апреля 2018 г. On April 14 Bana also attended the seventh biennial UNICEF Ball in Los Angeles, where she had the chance to mingle with celebrities like Jane Fonda, Alyssa Milano and Salma Hayek. I was happy to meet with @Alyssa_Milano 👇🏻👇🏻….🤞🏻🤞🏻 pic.twitter.com/9QqNws6qlU — Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) 16 апреля 2018 г. During the event, hosted in The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the “eight-year-old Syrian author” delivered a speech “about the need to protect children under attack around the globe, and the importance of organizations like UNICEF,” according to a statement posted on the ball’s website. In March the… Read full this story
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