Tuesday, 8 March 2016
From Damascus to Dawson Creek: Syrian refugee finds peace in Northeast B.C.
'Before the revolution began in March 2011, Osama Saed worked in construction, restoring mosques, churches and other ancient structures. He lived in Damascus, the second-largest city in Syria, and enjoyed lifting weights at the gym.
He hopes to see peace in his home country.
"I believe the Syrian people are just asking for justice," he said. "There was a lot of injustice in Syria and this is the only thing that the Syrian people are asking for—basic justice for all the people." '