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Angelina Jolie and Shiloh go to Turkey for World Refugee Day

Angelina Jolie is one Hollywood’s leading humanitarians and the Oscar winner is passing on her legacy to her daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, who joined her mother in Turkey for World Refugee Day.

By Chloe Lal
Angelina Jolie is one Hollywood’s leading humanitarians and the Oscar winner is passing on her legacy to her daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, who joined her mother in Turkey for World Refugee Day.
Over the years, Angelina has carried out more 40 humanitarian journeys and it looks like young Shiloh is following in her mother's footsteps.
The 40-year-old actress and her 9-year-old daughter headed to Turkey on behalf of Angie's capacity as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador. During the week, the pair have spent time touring a Syrian and Iraqi refugee camp in the south-eastern province of Mardin.
Angie met with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, where the pair discussed the crisis in the world's largest refugee community.
“Our world has never been richer or healthier or more advanced. Yet never before have so many people been dispossessed and stripped of their basic human rights," Angelina stated during the UNHCR press conference.
"We should call this what it is: not just a 'refugee crisis,' but a crisis of global security and governance, that is manifesting itself in the worst refugee crisis ever recorded – and a time of mass displacement."
Shiloh got the chance to see her mother in action, first hand, as the pair walked through the refugee camps.
"This is a central problem. We cannot pick and choose which human rights violations we will and won't tolerate," Angelina admitted passionately while at the Midyat camp.
This isn’t Shiloh’s first time joining her mother on a humanitarian trip. Angelina brought her daughter to Lebanon a year prior to meet with a 12-year-old Syrian girl.
"Shiloh is very aware that I hold refugee families in high regard and has been asking to come on missions and meet them for many years," Angelina told PEOPLE.
And it looks like Angelina’s humantarium efforts will be continued through her 9-year-old. “Shiloh asked many questions," the star told PEOPLE.
"It is of course hard to explain all of the harsh realities of war and displacement. She said she felt sad, but was happy that she went and is looking forward to the next visit."
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