Jordan cold shoulders fleeing Syrians

Amman refusing to recognise those fleeing crackdown as refugees despite their family ties.

    Syrians fleeing the military crackdown are finding it hard to re-settle in neighbouring Jordan.

    Many have family ties there, but the government is refusing to recognise them as refugees.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from the capital Amman.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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