At a camp on the Syrian–Turkish border, talk of the past and present – and the future

By Patrick Wells Residents of Bab Al Salama camp on the Syrian–Turkish border talk about the past and present – and wonder about their futures. BAB AL SALAMA, Syrian Arab Republic, 23 April 2013 – Last November, Bassam Guan, a 35-year-old father of four, left for work at a freezer plant in his hometown of […]

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Burned in an attack and now in exile in Lebanon, Adnan is one of the children at the heart of the Syrian crisis

By Souleyma Mardam Bey Four-year-old Adnan will never forget the two minutes when his entire world was turned upside down. The flames destroying his home in the Syrian Arab Republic also ruined his childhood. He escaped two months ago with his family and found shelter in north Lebanon, where they live in abject poverty. While […]

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