Friday, June 17

The Journey from Syria, Part Two - Ben Taub


"In the first episode of 'The Journey,' Aboud Shalhoub travelled from Turkey to Greece aboard a small dinghy packed with refugees that puttered across the Aegean Sea under the cover of darkness. Now, having reached Athens, Shalhoub hikes up to the Acropolis, in the center of the city. 'We’ve reached a country where there’s real freedom,' he tells the filmmaker Matthew Cassel. 'I’m speaking from the birthplace of democracy.' ..."
New Yorker: The Journey from Syria, Part Two (Video)

2016 June: The Journey from Syria, Part One

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