Family from Aleppo finds peace and quiet in a small Estonian town

Photo Essay by Annika Haas

Mohamad and Sami. The older Sami uses his phone to find news about his friends in Syria to learn what has become of them. (Viljandi, Estonia 2016)

In a small Estonian town called Viljandi, the locals have accepted the Kasem family from Syria rather well. Strangers often come up to them in the street to say hello and find out how the family has settled in.

Click to see more photos and read about the Kasem family.