Thursday, October 31, 2013

Putting A Face On The Syria Conflict (Photo Gallery)

Photographer Aims To Put A Face On The Syria Conflict -- CBS

Eleven-year-old Huda was injured by a bomb blast near her home in Syria. Her family had to hide after the attack, and couldn't get to a hospital for nearly two days. Now a refugee in Jordan, Huda's message is simple: "I want the life I had back."

Huda is one of more than 120,000 Syrian refugees currently living in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. Last month, photographer Robert Fogarty traveled to the camp armed with felt-tip markers and a camera, aiming to make the refugees' voices heard. Fogarty asked them to write a message on their arms: something they wanted the world to know about their situation. Then he photographed them.

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WNU Editor: Robert Fogarty's photo gallery starts here.

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