Wake Up on Mars: Refugee children and the trauma of migration

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Video Duration 47 minutes 30 seconds

From: Witness

A young boy dreams of escaping to Mars as his parents tend to his two sisters, both diagnosed with resignation syndrome.

Furkan, a 10-year-old Roma boy living in Sweden, attempts to come to terms with the mysterious resignation syndrome that has put his two sisters in a coma.

The tight-knit family is trying to rebuild a normal life far from their native Kosovo where they were victims of persecution.

While their entire future hangs in the balance of a pending asylum request, the little boy dreams of building a spaceship to leave it all behind.

Published On 8 Dec 2021


France and the UK criticise each other for the deaths of dozens trying to cross the English Channel.

A humanitarian disaster is unfolding for thousands of people stuck at the border as winter nears.

Belarus-EU refugee standoff is the latest example of the UN refugee convention under strain.

Thousands of migrants and refugees trying to reach the European Union are trapped on the Belarus-Poland border.

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