Institute for War and Peace Reporting | Giving Voice, Driving Change

Iraqi Refugees Suffer Hardship in Syria

Audio slideshow produced during an IWPR workshop for young Syrian journalists held in Beirut, February 2010.
By IWPR

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi refugees who moved to Syria to escape violence in their country are struggling to lead a normal life. They risk arrest if they work illegally and many qualify for United Nations assistance.

Few want to go back, however, and the aim for many is resettlement abroad but the process is time-consuming.


This multimedia piece was produced during an IWPR workshop for young Syrian journalists held in Beirut, February 2010.

Trainer: Don Duncan
Editor: Raed Rafei
Project manager: Susanne Fischer