What do physicist Albert Einstein, US Secretary of State Madeline Albright, and artist M.I.A, who achieved fame in various fields, have in common? They were all refugees.
Refugees have always been part of world history, often the result of wars and natural disasters. However, relatively recently, they began to be protected by international law. It was only the tragic experience of the first half of the 20th century that led global leaders to establish rules to protect people who are not safe in their homelands.
In this article by Patryk Kugiel, learn how Poland’s history is intrinsically linked to refugees – as a country where people fled to, and as a country from where people had to leave…
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