Thousands in Syria and Iraq spent Christmas fleeing ISIS

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Thousands in Syria and Iraq spent Christmas fleeing ISIS

Mardean Isaac, an Assyrian writer from London, discusses the refugees in Syria and Iraq fleeing their homes because of ISIS.

Mr Isaac talks through the incredibly poor living conditions, where hygiene products, food and housing are all in limited supply. He speaks about families being broken apart. 
 
He explains that refugees fleeing the regions weren't only forced from their homes, but were made to give up all possessions – including pension books and baby's earrings.
 
Towns and villages are changing hands daily. In light of the turmoil, Mr Isaac gives his opinion on what the future holds for the refugees, the region and whether peace can be achieved. 

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