Young Syrian refugees touch colourful hand prints on a mural that they made on one of the public bathrooms at the Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, on Tuesday. Most of the trailers and tents match the beige colour of the swirling sand surrounding the refugee camp, home to about 120,000 Syrians who fled the two-year civil war. A US-based artist is leading an effort to help children haunted by the conflict to paint buildings and walls at the crowded camp with murals expressing their lives and hopes. Read more
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