Turkey has encouraged refugees to leave. But those who want to can’t find their way out.
Tens of thousands are trying to reach Europe, only to be met with Greece’s closed border and clouds of tear gas.
Refugees who have made it across Turkey’s borders are facing arrest and sporadic violence.
The Take brings you stories of refugees in limbo, trying to find their way to a new home.
In this episode, we speak to Natasha Ghoneim, an Al Jazeera journalist reporting from Edirne, Turkey, near the border with Greece and Franziska Grillmeier, a freelancer reporting from Lesbos, Greece.
Amy Walters produced this episode with Dina Kesbeh, Alexandra Locke, Priyanka Tilve, and Ney Alvarez. Alex Roldan is the sound designer. Our engagement producer is Natalia Aldana. Stacey Samuel is our executive producer and Graelyn Brashear is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.
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