Syrian refugees protest during a demonstration against the Assad regime at Reyhanli Refugee Camp in Antakya. Image by FreedomHouse2, Flickr. Turkey, 2012.

Many of the refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict have crossed into neighboring Turkey. The majority are women, children and the elderly. With limited resources, the situation in the refugee camps is quickly deteriorating. Steve Franklin reports from the Turkish border town of Antakya.

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From afar Turkey is a model for others. But within the country, Turks wrangle over their legacy and future, over freedom of the press and a worsening border crisis testing their resolve and humanity.

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