COMMUNITY Documentary

Documentary tells harrowing story of Syrian teens accused of migrant smuggling

LINA GIANNAROU

Seventeen-year-old Alsaleh is on the phone with his mom, asking for news from home. It's not good: Kobani is being turned to rubble, the situation is out of control. Her pain, though, stems from something entirely different. “How long will you be in for, son?” she asks again. “Don't worry about me. The trial will start any day now. Let's have faith,” he answers.

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Refugees, migrants at Idomeni camp persist

Clouds pass over tents of a makeshift camp crowded by migrants and refugees at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, on Wednesday, following a rainstorm. European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU’s failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum-seeker rejected. (Gregorio Borgia/AP)