Syrian Refugee Crisis

STTI Club of Delhi Public School, Gachibowli, Hyderabad – Session on October 3, 2015

The refugee crisis presents a massive political, cultural and economic challenge to Europe, and we wanted to understand the situation better. Taking off from the students’ ideas to explore this topic, we started to learn about it. The following video is a good introduction:

We first had a discussion on what citizenship means in two different contexts: to us as Indian citizens, and to refugees who are fleeing from conflicts to other countries with more stable conditions.

What is citizenship?
What is citizenship?

We then split into three different groups to see the issue from three different perspectives:
1. Countries that refugees were fleeing to
2. Countries that refugees were fleeing from and
3. International charitable bodies

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Here are some responses from students after the role-playing exercise:

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