‘I Welcome’ Photographic Exhibition 21st -23rd June St. Petrock’s Church, High St. Exeter
HUGE Thanks to all who attended the exhibition-and to the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr. Rob Hannaford ,who participated in the launch evening 21/6/18) . He reitered Exeter City Council’s commitment to welcoming refugees . A Special thanks to Aqeel Abdulla, Exeter Univ. who spoke movingly about the need to welcome everyone as a person – rather than as a ‘refugee’.
Photos: Attenders at ‘I Welcome’ Exhibition’ launch event- 21st June ’18, St. Petrock’s Church,
Amnesty International Exeter & Exeter City of Sanctuary are co-hosting a photographic exhibition documenting 70 years of the global refugee crisis. Giving a powerful glimpse into the individual stories of the victims past and present, since the massive upheaval, displacement and aftermath of the Second World War. Collated in partnership and photographed by Magnum photographers
Above : Aqeel Abdullah with The Lord Mayor of Exeter
SPECIAL EVENING LAUNCH EVENT 6:00pm THURSDAY 21st June ’18
Guest speaker Aqeel Abdulla, Exeter University: ‘A Refuge from Being a Refugee’
OPENING TIMES 21st – 23rd June Thursday & Friday 9 – 5 pm Saturday 9 – 3 pm