The civil war in Syria has resulted in a refugee situation on a catastrophic scale..
“Finish your dinner! There are starving children in Africa!”
That’s what my mother would bark at me as a child when I refused to finish my dinner!
“Well why don’t you put my dinner in an envelope, and send it to them then”, a cheeky adolescent Jess would reply.
30 years ago, in 1989, the International Refugee Trust (IRT) was founded, and it was certainly an important year in history. People in the Western world may remember the fall of the Berlin Wall, the ‘man v tank’ in Tiananmen Square (pictured), the execution of Ted Bundy, Nintendo releasing its ‘Game Boy’, the release of the very first Microsoft office, the first ever GPS satellite put into orbit, plus many other historical events.