Palestinian woman refugee's story

Alia Salman tells Al Jazeera about how she ended up in the US following the Iraq war.

    The United Nation marks World Refugee Day on June 20, a day meant to focus attention on the plight of 40 million uprooted people around the world.

    Alia Salman is a Palestinian woman who was living in Iraq until the war changed her life.

    Now a resident of Anaheim, California, she tells Al Jazeera her story in her own words.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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