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Fear and Confusion Among Refugees Before Deportations

Ahmed and Mustafa were soldiers in the Syrian Army, but they didn’t want to kill their fellow countrymen. They fled their army, their country and then, like more than a million others, survived a rubber boat across the sea to Europe. Now they are locked inside what was once a refugee camp, terrified they will be deported back to Turkey. “It’s dirty and crowded here,” explains Mustafa. “But it’s better than going back.” “Everyone here is afraid,” says Ahmed. The European...

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