Syrian refugee family bound for Uruguay struggles with memories of war, leaving loved ones

December 11, 2014 7:45 AM

8 0

Syrian refugee family bound for Uruguay struggles with memories of war, leaving loved ones

In this Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 photo, Mohammed Aloun, 43, right, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press as he sits with his family at their house in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon. The Alouns are one of several Syrian families who were given asylum in Uruguay after its government offered to accept 120 refugees. It's a small number compared to the 3 million Syrians who have fled the conflict, now in its fourth year, crowded into overwhelmed neighboring countries or who tried to reach Europe. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein) (The Associated Press)

In this Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 photo, Mohammed Aloun, 43, center, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press as he sits with his family at their house in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon. The Alouns are one of several Syrian families who were given asylum in Uruguay after its go...

Read more

To category page

Loading...