• What do you do when your country tortures you? Syrian refugees are finding a landmark pathway to justice in German courts

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Eyad al-Gharib, a Syrian defendant, arriving to hear his verdict in a courtroom in Koblenz, Germany, on February 24. Thomas Lohnes/ AP Wafa Ali Mustafa was 10 years old when her father, Ali, hoisted her onto his shoulders at her first protest in 2000. Every Thursday, when protests would flow through Damascus' jasmine-lined streets and Mustafa's school administered exams, they enjoyed a cheeky ritual. Ali would say Wafa, his eldest of three daughters, was sick, and they would drive close to three hours from their hometown, Masyaf, to the capital. Overlooking crowds, Mustafa absorbed the...
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