I am continuing my week-long review of the shortlist entries for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2017.
This entry was very powerful, engaging and chronicles the plight of Syrian refugees looking for new places to live in Europe, only to be “fenced out.”
Below is more detail on this entry.
Fenced Out by The Washington Post
Until the upheaval of 2015, Europe was home to the world’s most open frontiers. But within months, a messy effort to halt a mass flow of migrants fleeing wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan cascaded into the construction of more border fences than anywhere else on the globe. For the most part, the once-open door to Europe has closed.
By Samuel Granados, Zoeann Murphy, Kevin Schaul and Anthony Faiola, Washington Post