ForMin asks UNHCR to adjust its advertising campaign on refugees in Latvia

  • 2016-08-24
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Latvian Foreign Ministry has requested that the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), also called the UN Refugee Agency, modify the communication of its "We would do the same!" campaign in Latvia, which has faced public criticism, the ministry reported. Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics' (Unity) adviser Martins Dregeris said that the ministry has appealed to the UNCHR to change the campaign, summarising the Baltic region's history and explaining that portions of Latvian society have disapproved of the campaign, such as the Nationa...
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