Far from Freedom: Iraqis in the Queue (29 images)

"I came here for my safety."

(Nadim, Iraqi Refugee Amman, Jordan, September 2009.)

The number of Iraqi refugees now residing in Jordan is a matter of fierce debate, but conservative estimates say there are at least 160,000 Iraqis in the country. There are no temporary refugee camps in Jordan and most Iraqi refugees live in the poor, crowded suburbs of the capital, Amman. A mix of Sunni, Shia and Christian sects, they all left Iraq because of the horrific...
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