The words of Anna Alboth in December of 2016 created a huge international movement for peace, the Civil March for Aleppo: “I don’t want just to stand for Aleppo. I want to go to Aleppo” (Anna Alboth). To show their solidarity with war victims and to share the peace message. During the journey, more than 3000 people from 55 nationalities joined them “transmitting a strong signal of compassion, hope and love between humans” (Eliza).
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, published the Global Trens Report, analyzing the populations of concern numbers. UNHCR counts and tracks the numbers of refugees, internally displaced people, people who have returned to their countries or areas of origin, asylum-seekers, stateless people and other populations of concern to UNHCR. Some trending numbers according with the report available in UNHCR Global Trends: 65.6 million forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations.
Amnesty International published the Annual Report for 2016 to 2017. According to the annual assessment of human rights, last year was marked by a “toxic speech” with the “us vs them” rhetoric creating a more divided and dangerous world. Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, alert to narratives of blame, hate and fear that are in levels not seen since the thirties, before the second world war.