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Your Call: what do we need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis?

Stephan Rebernik
Abdul Rachmed form Daraa in Syria. He lost his family in the war. Now he earns some money as a shoe polisher and lives in the streets of Beirut.

On the Oct 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Syrian refugee crisis.  Since the outbreak of the civil war in Syria in 2011, 11 million Syrians have sought safety in neighboring countries or within the country. The worsening crisis is getting more attention as hundreds of thousands of people are trying to enter Europe. What is a dignified solution to this crisis? And who should be held accountable for this calamity? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Rami Khouri, senior public policy fellow at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy

Angela Joya, assistant Professor of International Studies at University of Oregon

Omar Dahi,  associate professor of economics at Hampshire College

Web Resources:

Aljazeera: Beware the hoax of countering violent extremism

Omar Dahi: Syria in Fragments: The Politics of the Refugee Crisis

The Disorder of Things: The Status of Syrian Nationals Residing in Turkey

The Guardian: Destitute Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon may return to warzone

Economist: Time to go