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Omaymah’s friend was forced to marry

Child Refugees

Explore First News Live! to watch video stories of refugee children in Calais and Jordan and share with your friends. The film above tells the story of 15-year-old Omaymah, a young girl living in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan…

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mayster · 3 years ago

That is really sad.

oddiegigi · 3 years ago

you cant force some one to marry
its not fair

uniquepika · 3 years ago

The girl and her family must be very brave, leaving their homes.

fritch · 3 years ago

These people are so brave. It must be so hard to keep going like that, day after day.

malik2810 · 3 years ago

Sometimes you wonder how they do it. All celebrities should follow in the steps of Angelina Jolie. She has given three children brighter futures and then you see celebrities buying 1 million cars. There are 80,000 Syrian refugees in Zaatari. That is 80,000 too many. And they say the Aleppo war has nearly finished, it is going to take decades to rebuild Syria, make it like Britain. And all the want is a roof over their head and clothes on their back. All they want...

izzy64 · 2 years ago

I feel so sorry for those refugees, I know how lucky I am too have a house with electricity, heating and a roof!

perthgirl · 2 years ago

i dont want to get married at the age of 12

Inventor22 · 2 years ago

interesting
from Charlie

ch28 · 7 months ago

It needs to be sorted out

ellafidd · 6 days ago

It must be so sad and frustrating leaving your family so young and having to get married

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