Syrian humanitarian crisis

This inforgraphic prepared by The Royal Hashemite Court (also be found on Twitter and Visual.ly) shows the impact the Syrian refugee crisis, due to the brutal civil war, has had on Jordan. There are 6.5 million internally displaced Syrians and 2.5 million Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries. One of the refugee camps in Jordan is Zaatari Refugee Camp. …

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A very shocking infographic on Iraq

Last month, ComRes asked British adults how many Iraqi civilians they thought were killed in the Iraq war which started in 2003. The results, for a lack of a better word, are shocking. To summarize: 44% estimated less than 5,000 Iraqis had died since 2003. 15% estimated between 5,000-10,000 had died. Only 2% estimated over …

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Naming the dead, humanizing the conflict

By now you may have seen the photo that won the World Press Photo of the year.Credit: Paul Hansen, Dagens Nyheter — Associated PressThe picture in itself is horrifying, depressing, and hurts the heart.Two lifeless, tiny, innocent children being carried by men with a sea of followers behind them. The image is raw. There is …

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