This Syrian Refugee Has Been Marooned in an Airport for a Month, With No End in Sight

Like Tom Hanks in “The Terminal”

Photo: Hassan Al-Kontar

By Anna Lekas Miller

Hassan Al Kontar is bored out of his mind. For more than a month, the 36-year-old Syrian national has been pacing the transit terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, unable to enter the country or…

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