Hasan Muhammed was among more than 3 million Syrian refugees who fled their homes to escape war and seek safety in Turkey. He recently died in the Turkish area of Mardin amid clashes between the Turkish military and Kurdish forces.
Trauma victims in conflict zones cannot always receive immediate treatment for their emotional scars. A dance school in southeastern Turkey is trying to help victims of violence by teaching them the art of dance. VOA’s Mahmut Bozarslan files this report, narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.
While the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar has been liberated from Islamic State forces, it's not clear whether Yazidi residents who fled the militants will now return home. VOA's Mahmut Bozarslan talked with Yazidis, a religious and ethnic minority, at a Turkish refugee camp in DiyarbakÄ±r. Robert Raffaele narrates his report.