27 July 2012

2012 Olympics

As the games begin, a few forced migration stories that relate to the London Olympics:

As Olympics Begin, a Reason to Celebrate (Refugees International Blog, July 2012) [text]

Olympic Athlete Seeks Asylum Prior to Opening Ceremony (The Asylumist, July 2012) [text]

Olympic Spirit Gives Hope to Refugees (UNHCR, July 2012) [text]
- Highlights the "Giving is Winning" campaign.

Britain’s Refugee Sporting Heroes Shine at Euros and Olympics (Refugee Week UK, June 2012) [text]

In addition, two efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking around sporting events:
- Slavery-free London Pledge [access]
- UN GIFT boxes [access]

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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