IRAQ / ORPHAN ISIS

05-Jan-2017 00:03:02
After seeing his father beheaded by ISIS, Ahmed, eleven-year old boy fled his home town in northern Iraq and is now receiving treatment at the youth centre in a camp for displaced close to Erbil. UNICEF
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STORY: IRAQ / ORPHAN ISIS
TRT: 3:02
SOURCE: UNICEF
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGES: ARABIC /NATS
DATELINE: 22 NOVEMBER 2016, NORTHERN IRAQ
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1. Various shots, “Ahmed” playing foosball
2. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Ahmed, 11, displaced boy living in camp in northern Iraq:
“When ISIL first arrived, they asked us to take them to the police officers in town so they could pay them their salaries. I believe they were telling the truth so I took them to my father. When we arrived they beheaded him. Next, they went to our village and started arresting, lashing and beheading more people.”
3. Med shot, Ahmed walking through the youth centre.
4. Close up, Ahmed's hand with finger tips missing.
5. Med shot, Ahmed drinking from a juice box.
6. Wide shot, camp
7. Med shot, gate with children hanging on fencing.
8. Various shots, youth centre worker playing chess with a boy
9. Wide shot, boys drawing in youth center.
10. Close up, a boy drawing
11. Close up, a boy’s mouth while drawing.
12. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Ahmed, 11, a displaced boy living in camp in northern Iraq:
“My mother stayed with me until I turned seven. She left me when she remarried. She was visiting me daily. But when ISIL let, she left with them. We came here and she left with ISIL.”
13. Wide shot, Ahmed packs his backpack
14. Med shot, Ahmed packs his backpack
15. Wide shot, a man and a boy walk through the camp
16. Med shot, Ahmed walks through the gates at the camp
17. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Abdulwahed Abdullah, Psychologist and Youth Center Coordinator, Terre des Hommes:
“The young men here at the center suffer from many psychological problems. For instance, many of them suffer from PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Some of them struggle with incontinence. And many of them experience extreme anxiety and sleep disorders.”
18. Various shots, boys in English class.
19. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Ahmed, 11, a displaced boy living in camp in northern Iraq:
“When I graduate I will become a policeman. My father was a policeman and I’d like to be one too.”
20. Various shots, boys playing volleyball
STORYLINE
After seeing his father beheaded by ISIS, Ahmed, eleven-year old boy fled his home town in northern Iraq and is now receiving treatment at the youth centre in a camp for displaced close to Erbil.

A youth centre in a displacement camp in northern Iraq is run by the UNICEF-supported organization called Terre des Hommes helps boys recover from the devastating experience of being caught up in conflict.

Currently 25 boys live at the youth centre while another 45 who live in the camp attend daily activities.

So far, more than 300 boys have received assistance since the centre’s opening in the summer of 2016.

More than 3 million people are currently displaced across Iraq, including 130,000 people who’ve fled Mosul since the military operation to retake the city began in October 2016.
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