Hollywood stars show support for refugees by wearing blue ribbons

Oscars 2023: Hollywood stars show support for refugees by wearing blue ribbons

Cate Blanchett, Edward Berger among other celebrities were recently seen wearing the blue ribbon at the Oscars 2023 ceremony on March 12th.

Appropriate a fair of ambitionThe blue ribbon symbolizes Hollywood stars’ solidarity with the refugee campaign of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, an organization that helps those forced to flee their homes due to war and persecution.

“What I love about the film is the way it draws us into fascinating human themes to reveal the connective tissue that connects us all,” Kate said in a press release.

The UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador continued: “Whenever I meet refugees back home in places like Lebanon, Jordan or Bangladesh, in the UK or Australia, what strikes me is not their ‘foreignness’, but how much we share. general.”

Moreover, Edward, director All is quiet on the Western Front, emphasized in his statement: “Today, there are many people who have suffered from the trauma of war and lost their hopes and dreams. They went through terrible things through war and then displacement. These people deserve our solidarity and support. Everywhere and all the time.”

Knotty Tie Co., a clothing company that provides employment, training and education to refugees. It was reported that the refugees working at the company made the ribbons worn by celebrities at this year’s ceremony.

“Wearing the #WithRefugees blue ribbon on the red carpet sends a powerful visual message that everyone – whoever they are, wherever they are – has the right to seek safety,” UNHCR said in a statement.

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