Video

Bringing hope to Syria's orphans

'We want to rebuild the personalities they've lost, and the identity that was taken away from them.'

10 year old Abdullah Omar saw his father being killed by soldiers in his village in Syria. 
When he came to the Maram orphanage in Reyhanli, Turkey, 6 months ago, he was struggling with severe behavioural issues.

Our human rights reporter met with Mayada Abdi, director of the orphanage, who told us his story.

About the Author

Hassan Ghani

Hassan Ghani is a producer and reporter with Al Jazeera.