Hidden Lives - The Untold Story of Urban Refugees (3/43)

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Syrian refugee, Abdullah, aged 11, from Homs, Syria, pictured outside the town of Ramtha, in northern Jordan.<br />
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"I used to be among the protestors at the beginning, I was with the people during the first protest, I sang with the people about revolution. After that we started to burn tires on Road 60 and then the army started to shoot at us and we started to throw stones at them. I started to deliver bullets between the men of the Free [Syrian] Army, the soldiers could not move outside because the army knew them. One day I was told to send an RPG to another neighbourhood. I wrapped it in clothes and put it in a babies pram and pushed it to the other neighbourhood. It was the first time I held a real RPG, I was afraid but afterwards it became easy. <br />
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The Donia TV (Syrian regime network ) displayed my name and called me a terrorist so the Free Army hid me for 3 weeks, after that I went back to work, I worked for 5 or 6 months. My boss from the Free Army was killed and I saw him die; he was going to fire an RPG but the rocket stayed inside and the army saw him an shot him. After that I stopped working with the FSA. My family forced me to leave Syria, at first I refused but the Free Army made me leave, I asked to stay with them but they refused. I left with my sister's family and it was a very tiring journey, we used buses to travel to Deraa and then walked from Deraa at night and crossed the border. I don't like Jordan but the people here are very nice, if I was offered to go back I would go, I wish I could return today. I want to be with my people and my country".
Syrian refugee, Abdullah, aged 11, from Homs, Syria, pictured outside the town of Ramtha, in northern Jordan.

"I used to be among the protestors at the beginning, I was with the people during the first protest, I sang with the people about revolution. After that we started to burn tires on Road 60 and then the army started to shoot at us and we started to throw stones at them. I started to deliver bullets between the men of the Free [Syrian] Army, the soldiers could not move...
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