Wendy Rocha

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The Harrowing Personal Stories of Syrian Refugees, in Their Own Words

“I don’t think the human mind is able to understand the suffering we’ve experienced,” says a man in Matthew K. Firpo’s short documentary, <i>Refuge</i>. Filmed on location in 2016 in four different refugee camps across Greece—outside Athens and on the islands of Lesvos and Leros—the film allows victims of …

The world must not turn its back on the Syrian refugee crisis

After more than six years of one of the deadliest, most destructive conflicts in recent history, the Syrian people are understandably desperate to …

Leadership Series: B.C.’s refugee sponsors

Almost 50,000 Syrian refugees have been accepted into Canada over the last couple of years, thousands of them here in Metro Vancouver.<p>About 40 per …

Turkey says EU funds not being used for needs of Syrian refugees

In the past, Turkey has argued it would be easier to give the money directly to the government - something the EU rejects. The EU instead channels …

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below one million: UN

File: Syrian refugees. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas<p>BEIRUT – The number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon has dropped to below one million for …