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Syrian Refugee Crisis
Civil war causes damage to a nation that goes beyond the scope of infrastructure. The civil warthat started in Syria in 2011 displaced millions of citizens and severely disrupted the localeconomy and governance, resulting in what is known as the “Syrian Refugee Crisis.” This paperwill focus on the harsh realities of the crisis which the media usually tend to ignore and will alsoexplain the world’s perception towards the refugees. This crisis is known as one of the massiveand worst crisis of humanity since World War II ended.The civil war started when a few rebel groups threatened the legitimacy of the SyrianPresident Bashar-al-Assad because they could no longer tolerate the corruption and wanted himto lose power. The rebel groups organized peaceful protests known as the “Arab Spring” in 2011to which the Syrian government known as the Assad regime responded to by killing andimprisoning thousands of people. One of the rebel groups called the “Free Syrian Army” weredetermined to overthrow the government and consequentially Syria slid into a civil war.Since the outbreak of this civil war the Syrian population was the one stuck dealing withthe consequences of the tyranny caused by the regime, rebel groups and even Islamic extremistssuch as ISIS. Almost most of the Syrian people have been displaced within Syria, while overmillions have been forced to flee the country. Among these a broad majority took refuge incamps in the neighboring countries such as Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. The refugees even wentas far as Europe to escape from this terror. Europe experienced the highest influx of refugees

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