Forgotten Millions of Syria: ‘I don’t want anything other than my sisters’ safety’

The International Correspondent: Journalism for Peace (Peace Pursuit)

Forgotten Millions of Syria / ‘I don’t want anything other than my sisters’ safety’ – Rachel Smalley meets a 12-year-old hero who won’t give up – World – NZ Herald News

Broadcaster Rachel Smalley and photographer Jo Currie visited Iraqi Kurdistan and Lebanon, to help raise awareness of the millions of children left homeless by war in Syria. In the first of their reports for the Herald, they tell the story of Adel, a 12-year-old boy whose childhood ended the day his father was killed but who still dreams of a better future for himself and his family


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