Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Blog: One family’s dramatic escape from Syria

Headline Title:  Blog: One family’s dramatic escape from Syria 20 February 2012 By Maha Abu Shama, Amnesty International’s Syria CampaignerThe shocking story of one family forced to flee Syria for refuge in neighbouring Jordan exchanging their home in Tasil for al-Ramtha Syrian Refugees’ Transitional Camp. For their safety we’ve concealed their real identity.–On 8 February 2012, the Syrian army launched a security operation against the southern village of Tasil, shattering what had been three months of relative safety for Mohammed and Salma and their fellow villagers.Around nine in…

Read complete article
© Amnesty International -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter