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Tales from a Syrian refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan

 Spare Change News - USA 24 March 2019

The Bardarash Refugee Camp is home to more than 11,000 internally displaced people in Iraqi Kurdistan, northeast of Mosul. But it has now closed its doors to newcomers. Freelance journalist Taylor Smith meets one family – who were once Christian but converted to Islam – to uncover conditions in the camp. She found people live in extreme poverty, with many becoming increasingly frustrated at a lack of employment and options. (595 Words) - By Taylor Smith

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Bardarash Refugee Camp, home to over 11,100 internally displaced people in Iraqi Kurdistan, northeast of Mosul, has closed its doors to newcomers. Credit: Taylor Smith

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Laela Luaed in her temporary home in Bardarash Refugee Camp, northeast of Mosul in Iraqi Kurdistan.Credit: Taylor Smith


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