The charity Save the Children has produced a compelling video public service announcement, which brief snippets of a young girl’s life, going from a happy, safe childhood, to living as a refugee amidst war. Interestingly, the child depicted – and the location – is the UK — to bring home how children living ordinary lives in Syria have been thrust into what would before have been a completely unthinkable nightmare.
An excellent video, from the New York Times website, titled “Syria’s Wounded Generation,” shows a medical after-care center near Turkey’s border with Syria, where civilians and combatants recover from life-altering injuries. The Times’s Mac William Bishop spoke to casualties of Syria’s brutal war.
In Oslo, Norway, a small boy sat shivering without a coat on a bench.
See what happened, and what it has to do with the children of Syria.
See this video report from the Huffington Post.
Eight year old Farah says her favorite activity is helping her father, a rebel commander, build bombs. Farah was interviewed int heh PBS documentary, Children of Aleppo, and you can see her in this clip from the documentary, where she describes the day her father was nearly killed while making a bomb.
CBS News in the US has this television news story about Dr. Katranji.