Syrian Refugees: A Forgotten Cause?

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In the daily media coverage of the two and a half year Syrian civil war, people like Ali have been reduced to mere statistics, numbers that frame analysis predominately focused on politics and weapons. Yet we must not forget the personal human suffering at stake, the real people and their stories. Although we cannot bring back Ali’s lost family members or the innocence of many other children, we can still be actively involved in an arena of the conflict sorely overlooked in the discourse on Syria: that is, the historically unprecedented refugee crisis.

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