Joseph, a gay Syrian, is on the phone with his boyfriend in Istanbul
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Gay couple from Syria dream of reuniting again

Turkey is home to more than 2.7 million refugees from Syria, and many face big challenges.

However, life can be even tougher for LGBT refugees. Unlike married couples, there is no guarantee they will be resettled together.

Gay marriage is not an option in Turkey, so many are split up during the resettlement process.

This is the story of one such couple, now living in two different countries.

Produced by Kelvin Brown and Emre Azizlerli

  • 17 May 2016
  • From the section World
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