“Sasun Tamrazyan, his wife Anousche and their children Hayarpi, 21, Warduhi, 19, and Seyran, 15, have been holed up in the Bethel church in The Hague since October, relying on a medieval law that says immigration authorities cannot enter while a religious service is being performed.”

“His book No Friend But the Mountains – composed one text message at a time from within the detention centre – has been recognised by a government from the same country that denied him access and locked him up.”

“Foothills of fragrant olive groves blossomed on Abdul’s farm in Syria, before conflict forced him to flee. Now resettled in Ireland, the 73-year-old farmer is being given the chance to put down new roots and care for an orchard of apple trees.”
“Ordinary Canadians, trying to intervene in one of the worst problems on earth. Desperate Syrians, shocked that strangers were adopting them for a year. We spent a year asking: How will this work out?”
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