A microcosm of the Middle East

Hakar Ismail introduces the Baharka camp in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which was founded in 2013 to host Syrian refugees fleeing the Islamic State but is now home to a range of ethnicities and religions from across the region.

Storyteller: Hakar Ismail
Date of Story: 2013-present
Location of Story: Baharka, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Location: Baharka, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Date: 9 April, 2016
Citizen Historian: Hakar Ismail