'I lost four years of my life to war'
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Syrian army deserters on why they had to escape the civil war

Seif and Ghadir are deserters of the Syrian army.

They both describe the army as slavery and talk of little food and bad conditions.

One of them said that his monthly salary was around $50.

They both fled to neighbouring Lebanon where they work illegally.

Produced by Mohamad Chreyteh and Eloise Dicker.

  • 12 Dec 2017