‘We started the revolution holding roses and hoping for support … the roses turned into guns but the hope remains.’
Basil Yatakan is a former chef from Damascus.
As a refugee in Greece, he is trying out a new career – as a journalist.
He is chronicling the daily struggles of his fellow refugees from the Middle East and curates his films, which are shot on a mobile phone, on Facebook under the banner refugees.tv.
It has become a vehicle for other refugees to vent their anger at their poor living conditions.
Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from the Nea Kavala camp.