Due Date: April 13
The refugee crisis ensuing from Syria’s civil war has been represented and dealt with differently by various types of news media, NGOs, EU, the UN and various governments. Choose two news articles to critically engage with the subject of refugee crisis. Make certain that the two news articles you choose are from credible news sources. You are expected to submit three double-spaced pages. At least one of the news articles that you choose must shed light on personal experience/s of a refugee/refugees or a refugee family. The following are some news sources that you may explore for the purpose of writing this paper.
Your paper should answer the following questions:
Introduction (Example: “This paper aims at analyzing ….” Or you may begin with a creative opening of your choosing).
How do the articles define the refugee crisis and plight of refugees? What are some key issues/aspects of the refugee crisis that are highlighted?
According to interview/s of refugee/s or refugee experiences documented by the news source of your choosing, what are the risks of staying in a war zone versus the risks of leaving for the purpose of seeking asylum? In addition to the news articles you have chosen, please also consult the following link in answering this question: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-32057601
According to the articles you have chosen, what have been some policy responses to the refugee crisis? Highlight a specific policy/policies and discuss what implications might these policies have on the experience/s of the refugee/s refugee family that your paper references?
Draw an image which highlights the impact of a specific policy on a specific living condition characterizing the experiences of the refugee/s/refugee family that your paper references.
Conclusion: Summarize the main points your analysis highlights.