October 31, 2013
City of Refugees: Syrians in Amman
Terry Glavin, Ottawa Citizen
The Associated Press
Jihad Saleh is a fastidiously-groomed and smartly-dressed 54-year-old Syrian English teacher and business consultant. He doesn’t at all fit the stereotype of a refugee. I didn’t find him limping across the desert or clamouring for relief outside a United Nations compound. But Saleh’s predicament is so typical for a Syrian refugee as to be utterly mundane.
TAGGED: Syria, Middle East, Jordan, Amman