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Turned away from Bulgaria, then orphaned

A British man who is fighting to bring four orphaned refugee children to the UK has told the BBC their parents died after Bulgarian border guards turned the family away.

A British man who is fighting to bring four orphaned refugee children to the UK has told the BBC their parents died after Bulgarian border guards turned the family away.

Aram Faraj says his brother and sister-in-law, who had fled Iraq, were rounded up with their children and abandoned in the snow.

Jenny Hill reports from Bulgaria.

  • 20 Apr
  • From the section Europe