Photo: Bram Goots

Under Cover

May 2012

Life in the tent cities of Hatay
In addressing the situation of the Syrians today who are fleeing their troubled circumstances, we meet one such refugee who has since attained legal status in Belgium, and accompany him as he manages to sneak into one of the guest camps in the Turkish province of Hatay to be with his people for a while and feel more at home. Despite a decent set-up and ample amenities, the air contains a noticeable sense of despair.