They risked everything. Gave all they had. Endured smugglers, rough seas, hunger, sickness and death. Some even made it. Only to be kept out. Blocked. Kicked. Battered. Humiliated. Walls have been put up. Trains stalled. Gates closed. Xenophobia turned to full blast. The Syrian refugee crisis isn’t a third world problem. It isn’t a Europe problem. It’s a human problem. But there’s hope. Year after year this debate seems to gain momentum. UNHCR is boldly changing the tone for this conversation. And the intention is exactly that, start a conversation #LETTHEMIN Focusing on the sector of society who statistically opposes strongly against refugees, this 2017 holiday print campaign for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was meant to be simply a reflection of two conservative voices against each other.
Print advertisement created by Academy of Art University, United States for UNHCR, within the category: Public Interest, NGO.