Syrian refugees in Turkish camp to vote in taste of democracy

Thousands of Syrians living in a refugee camp in southern Turkey will hold elections this month to select camp leaders and an administrative council in an exercise Turkey said was aimed at introducing democracy to Syrian citizens.


Turkey, which is sheltering tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence in their homeland, is an outspoken critic of Syrian President Bashar Assad, who is battling rebels trying to overthrow his government. (Reuters)