Coventry refugee children's drawings show reality of war

Coventry refugee children's drawings show reality of war
 

The reality of living in a warzone and being uprooted from home has been portrayed in drawings by young refugees.
Up to 40 youngsters were involved in a project to share their stories of growing up under siege, and the results feature in new books.
The children told of routinely hearing gunshots, "life or death situations" and the joy of now feeling safe.
The storytellers are living in Coventry after being moved from Iraq and Syria.
Maryam Alako, 18, drew a picture of a house being bombed and her terrified family surrounded by a tank and helicopter, their arms held aloft.
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7 December 2018 in Regional, Views: 78
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