The UN Security Council is failing to maintain international peace and security in conflict zones, Amnesty International said on World Refugee Day Friday.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie says the Syrian civil war is the world`s most acute humanitarian crisis and is calling on world leaders to make diplomatic efforts to end it succeed.
Conflict in countries including Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia created millions of new refugees in 2012.
Recent reports from the UN Refugee Agency estimate that about 800,000 people were forced to forcibly flee their homes in 2011.
Despite the pain of leaving their homes and in many cases, part of their families, these stateless people are now hoping for a better life.
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