A powerful experiment involving refugees from Amnesty International

Watch the new video from Amnesty International UK, taking up the cause of refugees. Refugees may bring benefits to those who give them sanctuary, but there’s still a big political fight to win. Here’s one way of helping to do that:

Studies suggest it takes four minutes of direct eye contact for strangers to fall in love. So we decided to conduct a simple experiment: refugees and Europeans sat across from each other and looked each other in the eyes. People from different continents who have literally never set eyes on each other before come away feeling an amazing connections.

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