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"Please do not forget us!"

While the brutal fighting between Kurdish militias and radical Islamists inside Syria intensifies a new influx of mainly Syrian-Kurdish refugees hit the Kurdistan Region of North-Iraq. In just a few days roughly 2.000 refugees arrived and due to the catastrophic situation (as well as “refugee management” by some international NGOs) they are now “housed” in one single school building. The photo I post is one of the “good” “media affine” camps, where the situation was not that bad when Benjamin Hiller PhotojournalistLidia Pedro and myself arrived there some time ago. But thousands of refugees are in dire situation in North-Iraq - and a lot of the German media seems to be not interested at all in covering that situation - especially if the article and the photos are very critical towards all sides (as with many other refugee crisis all over the world