Reportages: Brazil: The Syrian Sanctuary
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" a Syrian Sanctuary in Brazil "
Text & Photography by Kim Badawi
Not long before the refugee can see, that with them, comes the ongoing Syrian conflict.
After all, where they are from in Syria ; their income, their faith, friends, family, community, views or religion - weight in alot - on where they will go, in Brazil.
A surprising number of Syrians refugees enter Brazil daily, whether with documentation or not.
Scared with endless crossings through Europe, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Greece, Or by Sea ~ Brazil remains a secure destination. - Whether having crossed the Mediterranean in a rubber boat, or not- today nothing is less dangerous than crossing by sea or more expensive..
Months and years ago- Everyone : had a home; a job, a life -
Then, perhaps something dramatic happened : family member went missing; a explosive devise, they were abducted, men shooting aimlessly in the air entered their town waving black flags on Main street..