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Views from a refugee camp: Who gets into heaven?
I have just returned to Vancouver Island from Greek refugee camps where I met a Yazidi man named Jason who told me about his escape from ISIS in Iraq. His story begins on a desert road where a...
Sep 21st, 2018
An Afghan story from a Greek refugee camp
While visiting an Afghan refugee family in their tent in Greece, my wife and I came to understand the particular plight of families fleeing the chaos and violence in Afghanistan. Canada...
Oct 22nd, 2016