Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by dotr, May 25, 2016.
I dunno. Something doesn't really seem right.
How is this claimed Syrian family supposed to have travelled from Daraa (right in the south of Syria) to Libya? They would have to cross Jordan, the Red Sea (avoiding Israel), Egypt and virtually the whole of war-torn Libya to reach the part of the coast from which the migrant boats set out. Did they really do it overland, or did they fly?
She was found on the Italian shore in August 2014, which means her family would probably have left Syria many months before that, assuming they travelled overland. If they really were/are Syrian, they presumably crossed the border into Jordan expecting to stay there in a refugee camp until the civil war ended, but as it dragged on decided to try their luck elsewhere. Fine, but why would a family which had escaped one civil war (Syria) travel the width of another one (Libya)?
She's a very pretty kid, prime for trafficking and now of an age where she probably doesn't remember her family very well, if at all. I do hope they do full DNA comparisons before they hand her over to anyone claiming her.
May 30 2016
Aunt of missing Syrian girl vows to keep searching
I pray that Noor Al Jawabreh's search will find her answers - especially bring her niece home!
Syrian refugee who searched for niece after boat disaster now believes she's dead
I don't think this girl is the same girl as picture in post 1
They just don't look the same to me. Maybe they are or maybe that photo in this post is not supposed to be her but that is way I took it.
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