Sept. 20, 2015
Whoda thought? Syrian refugees are fleeing to Gaza. Many have difficulties, especially since they don’t qualify for UNRWA assistance. But if Syrians are making their way to the “world’s largest open air prison,” what does that say about Syria, or the Turkish refugee camps? The International Business Times reports:
Other Syrians have quickly got established in Gaza, setting up businesses and starting families. Wafeef, 35, had a horrific ordeal in Turkish refugee camps before getting to Gaza, where he has now set up his own fast-food restaurant – the Syriana – and married a local woman, Maha.
“I went to Egypt running from the disaster of life in Turkish refugee camps. I spent 44 hours on a death march, the first seven months was fine then the situation for Syrians became hard by the way we were treated, as part of the policy from the Turkish government,” he said.
“A friend told me that he could find a better life in Gaza.”
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