JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: a unique look at the victims of war in Syria.
In 2015, Canada began that country’s largest refugee resettlement program since the Vietnam War. Over the last year-and-a-half, 45,000 Syrian refugees have made Canada their home, more than double those admitted in the U.S.
Now a group of comic book artists are documenting refugee stories through their art.
Special correspondent Stefan Labbe and producer Lauren Kaljur have the story.
STEFAN LABBE: In 2011, Mohammed Alsaleh joined the wave of anti-government protesters sweeping across Syria.
MOHAMMED ALSALEH, Syrian Immigrant: It was the first time in my life where I hear my voice saying the word freedom in public. It was the first time in Syrian history where a picture of our dictator is being torn in public. And I was taking that shot. That was one of the most amazing days of my life.
STEFAN LABBE: That footage would prove his undoing, as …
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