Look At These Photos Before Saying We Can't Accept Syrian Refugees
MAJDAL ANJAR, LEBANON - NOVEMBER 12: A displaced Syrian child is viewed in a makeshift camp for Syrian refugees only miles from the border with Syria in the Bekaa Valley on November 12, 2013 in Majdal Anjar, Lebanon. As the war in neighboring Syria drags on for a third year, Lebanon, a country of only 4 million people, is now home to the largest number of Syrian refugees who have fled the conflict. The situation is beginning to put huge social and political strains on Lebanon as there is…
Syrian refugees are looking to the international community for help as a last resource. No matter their race, religion, or economic circumstance, these refugees are people just like you and me and should be treated with the dignity that they were denied in their home country,
from jaehakim.com: Since starring in the film "Coyote Ugly," Piper Perabo has kept busy adding to a long resume of movies and television work. After five seasons as CIA operative Annie Walker on USA Network's "Covert Affairs," Perabo now stars as a TV news producer in the new ABC series, "Notorious." The actress credits her trips for getting her involved with the International Rescue Committee. "I was working in Istanbul and there were so many Syrian refugees there. It was an awakening."
by Herakut - for exhibition "Colours of Resilience", featuring a collection of works from street art projects in Syrian refugee camps and communities and across north Jordan - Frankfurt, Germany - Jun 2014
War in Syria This isn’t just “War in Syria”. This is the mass exodus of people from Yarmouk, a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus that has been under siege by the Assad government and military since 2013. Yarmouk, where ISIS is now trying to make theirs. That is the victim of barrel bombs launched by a brutal regime. Fuck you and your war porn. Taking a picture of thousands of people fleeing their homes and haphazardly describing it as “war in Syria”