Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Refugees in Turkey

The BBC Arabic was reporting on how Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe handle their transit through Turkey.

First, they set up camps in the parks:

Then, they hang their laundry in the trees:

There's NGOs handing out food, as long as you wait in line:

There's lot of shops selling life jackets for the treacherous boat ride:

The shopkeepers stock them right alongside the clothes.

This man says that he paid 1200 euros (or dollars?) to the smugglers. Now he's got to pay living costs here. So he has no excess money!

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