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Angelina Jolie Releases Statement in Defense of Syrian Children

Angelina Jolie Releases Statement in Defense of Syrian Children

Angelina Jolie has released a statement about the children of Syria and the horrific conditions they are subject to in order to raise awareness in the international community.

“What is happening to the children of Syria is sickening,” the 38-year-old actress and UNHCR Special Envoy said in a statement (via E! News). “Thousands of innocent young boys and girls have lost their lives in horrific circumstances, including in recent attacks near Damascus. And now one million Syrian children are struggling to survive as refugees in heart-breaking conditions.”

“Each one of these child refugees is an innocent victim of a senseless conflict. These vulnerable children need shelter, food and assistance. But above all, they need security,” Angelina added.

Angelina then urged, “The international community must not look away from Syria, they must renew the search for peace with urgency and determination.”

To find out more about Angelina‘s work and her cause, visit the UNHCR website.

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  • Marc

    She’s an angel, the most beautiful woman in the world.

  • dd

    Agree. Good for Angie in bringing awareness.

  • Sammy

    True Dat. God bless those innocent, beautiful children <3

  • LaCroix

    Angelina .. you are a light in all this darkness. So glad there is someone like you in the world!

  • groundcontrol

    Good for her! Speaking up the voiceless is often a thankless task. But we must keep doing it no matter how many turn a deaf ear.
    Bravo, Angelina, Bravo!

  • RED

    now THATS newsworthy.. not a compass picture!!


    Waving to yolly, Neleh, Lara, Senior, Vicki, Anoble, Kimmy, Lyric, JoAnn and to all lovely fans of Brad and Angie. God bless the Jolie Pitt Family. God bless their fans all over the world,
    jolie still whoring as usual
    don u b worry
    jolie hot lips + power whore snapper both A-OK

  • andy

    bullshit from someone part of the CFR …

  • thelookoflove1365

    Bravo Angie. And for you haters/trolls who sit on their azzes & criticize
    Angie just because you don’t like her for whatever reason, F.U. & SHAME ON YOU! Hope you never experience displacement via war, poverty, sickness, lack of work /opportunities, & abandonment by love ones. POS haters.

  • just a thought

    The pictures of the kids was so sad and scary. Let’s hope this war is ended soon.

  • Passing Through

    I was surfing the news at Yahoo yesterday and saw a story about a little Syrian boy of about 8 whose family had fled to the Bekka Valley in Lebanon. Their family had a little bit of money and the boy bought a watermelon at a fruit stand – for his little sister. He said he couldn’t wait to see her face when he gave it to her. That’s the kind of thing we take for granted. To the haters – Yes, there are people in this country who can’t afford food – but nobody’s making them run for their lives while lobbing mortar at them either.

  • Chanel

    I love Angelina. She’s always involved in important causes.

  • Rose

    Angie is always working on behalf of those who need a hand and always lending her voice for those who are seldom heard. God bless Angelina and her family.

  • busted

    It is beyond human decency that the WORLD is allowing this horrific thing to take place. Just makes me sick.

  • @busted: it is all going according to plans.
    Slowly but surely we move into the new world order.

  • BP

    Angelina you are such a good person!!

  • Rose

    CNN, things are getting dire in Syria. Kids are being killed in the streets. President Obama is urged to act.

  • m

    it nice of angelina and what is happening around the whole area it is really depressing however when the so called international community and human rights interferes things only get even worse than they already are.

  • JP fan

    She’s an angel. Love her! Beautifull pictures of Angie on this site.

  • Jessy

    B E A U T Y


    B R A I N S


    H E A R T

    a combination that is rare in this world we live in. We love you Angie!

  • Media Wh@re MANiston

    @Passing Through:

    Haters rant on Angie why she doesn’t help the people/children in America. What these haters don’t understand is that most homeless people/children in America still have a shelter and a decent 3 meals. Unlike these war torn countries. These people are lucky to have just 1 meal a day. If they are really lucky, they’ll get some water and if they are really really lucky they’ll get some clean water. These haters don’t know shizzz about these refugees and I am sure they don’t give a fcuk about them. These refugees are in conditions that are 100 times worse than people (no offense to them) who went to Katrina hurricane. They just talk shizzz because Angie is supporting these poor displaced people. I would love to see these pathetic haters (that will never happened) go to these war torn countries and then come back with the same hate judgement on Angie. At least Angie is not at a resort in Mehhhhhicooooo getting sun tan and pimping her Midget and her dumb water.

  • Suri the meal ticket

    Good for her. However. I am in line with The Joint Chiefs chairman, Gen. Martin Dempsey. The rebel doesn’t support the US interests, may push Syria further back into the Medieval time. I feel sorry for whoever killed and displaced by the nerve gas attacked, but US shouldn’t get involved.

  • Amy

    Fakelina pretending she cares about those kids to have some publicity, that’s new! ¬¬

  • neil


    You really need to get a hobby. Seriously, dude. You are like a man on a mission but a mission to see how much attention he can get by seeing how far he can push a finger up his butt.
    What is the point?
    You can ignore me of course but I see you make the same comments over and over, year after year and it makes you seem lost. I have a feeling you have a lot issues about being ignored and perhaps rationalize your off-putting comments by convincing yourself it is because of your “edgy” personality. But if that is true you would be deluding your self because let’s face it, trying to engage people and still being ignored…..well, that can be deflating and very depressing.
    Seriously, dude, I am not trying to be mean. It is just that you come off like a rude guy, lashing out at strangers in an OCD way.
    You can continue what you are doing of course but you have to know by now the effect of your comments is akin to one-hand clapping or white noise and to continue expending your energies on something so pointless is actually unhealthy.
    Peace, dude.

  • Media Wh@re MANiston


    I would rather she pretends for a real cause than sitting behind a computer doing no shizzzzz like you.

  • BP


  • BP


  • lurker

    amazing angie

  • busted

    I love her consistency. Love that she up to date on what is happening. Her dedication is well documented.

  • Avid Fan

    Go with your beautiful heart Angie!!! You certainly gets everyone’s attention, whenever you dedicate yourself to support an important world issues.

  • Suggestion

    Fans, please don’t disrespect the Syrian refugee children by talking about X on this thread. Ignore hater’s comments for once and just carry on.


    Why worry about one million children when you should be worrying about one billion children?

  • cee

    Amazing Angie.

  • Dawne

    A real leader with a heart and a true commitment to her cause; the plight of the disenfranchised. Always tone sharp……..knows just when to speak out and what to say. A true Diplomat and Humanitarian!!!

  • Dawne


    Change your screen name to McStupid

  • Dani

    She´s amazing, tbh.

  • Great but…

    She is doing a great job calling for, and actually attracting, general attention to this horrific situation in Syria.

    But what top elites of the “international community” are debating is how to stop the atrocity. Are Americans willing to send your troops or provide more arms to the oppositions who may turn against US in a few years?

    If she has been working with UN for years, she must know “calling for” or “appealing” actually does not lead to any solution. I don’t doubt her good intention but she should think more what she can do with what she has.

  • ho hum

    whoring again

  • saw it on CNN LOL!!!!

    Not to worry …Ojokey the clown will get us into yet another premeditated war and all will be dandy…suppert da trupes!

  • anustin

    girl,with a golden heart!

  • Frenchy

    I kind of expected this because the UNHCR has been very vocal about their concern for the 1 million + refugee Syrian children.

  • fardous

    i know that but most country they dont talk in what happing their bez they no interest there , but it looks that they only interest in cuople countries like egypt shame on them

  • 2l8

    Brains, beauty, six beautiful children and, of course, Brad – wow!!

  • anustin

    @ho hum:

    who.ring w/o picture……in Cabo,there’s a lot!

  • Ugly Chin MANiston

    The Power of …..Angelina Jolie … 46 post in 3 HOUR.
    Boring Ugly Chin MANiston thread 45 post in 3 DAYS.

  • thanks

    Angie continues to amaze- so smart and kind- no wonder Brad loves her so. Brang/JP forums posted a pic from Richard Simmons’ fb (note you can see Paxie in background- he wasn’t in France like the paps claimed- shocker!)…not sure if it was posted here, too, but this was in the comments section:

    Ronin Toups Richard, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting you a few times over the years, and my wife and I are personal friends with your brother and sister-in-law. I’ve only even seen Brad and Angelina walking around the city (NOLA) before, and though I’ve never had the chance to actually meet them in person, I do know some people who have, and they have stated that they are a very sweet couple.

  • thelookoflove1365

    If trolls are stupid enough to cal/lable speaking for children in war torn countries-Syria & other parts of the world in crisis- WHOORING, then maybe we should all be “WHOORES,” & call attention to what’s happening in Syria.
    So Mclovin & ho hum, ramp up the whooring. I doubt you stupid twits even lift your fat fingers to help anybody.

  • plez

    Angelina then urged, “The international community must not look away from Syria.
    As Angelina notes this is more an Obama situation to handle. Especially with Russia always voting down things that other members of the UN want to do to stop whats happening there.
    But thank you Angelina for speaking out.

  • Ugly Chin MANiston

    @ho hum:
    The HO hum whoring her slimy self again taking her slimy puke gigolo like the real Mc Coy HO hum that she is.

  • vickifromtexas

    miserable people waiting to pounce on any angelina thread. even with your envy and mailce you can’t dim her light or quiet her voice.