Conflict & Justice

Why It's Important to Help Syrian Student Refugees Finish Their Degrees




Syrian refugees walk at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS) - RTXYZOH

About a half million Syrian refugees are living in Jordan.

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Some of them are university students who never got to finish their education.

Human rights consultant Adrienne Fricke tells anchor Marco Werman that it's important to find a way for these people to get back to school because they could be instrumental in rebuilding Syria after the war.