• In the quiet village of Darbnik 90% of the population are refugees
  • About 16 Iraqi Armenian refugee families live in Darbnik's former agricultural college.
  • Iraqi Armenian boys play with local Darbnik children.
  • An Iraqi Armenian boy who was born in Armenia.
  • Iraqi Armenian children play volleyball.
  • Many Iraqi Armenians have no job, because they can't find one in Darbnik. The high cost of a return journey to Yerevan each day does not make it worthwhile to work there.
  • The nature that surrounds them is unfamiliar and hard to get used to.
  • Little pieces salvaged from Iraq serve as reminders of their former lives.
  • After all the troubles endured during the Iraqi war, Garnik Barsegh, 58, left his house and shop in Iraq, only to lose his leg while working in Armenia. Small treats, like fruits and spices that his wife brings back from regualar visits back to Iraq, help him relive his former life.
  • Iraqi Armenians are very religious, as evidenced by numerous details on the walls of their homes.
  • Minas and Maral are twins. At first they used to have a lot of problems in school, because many pupils called them «Iraqi-an».
  • Nshan Feras Soman, 37, lives alone with a little dog. He works hard looking after cattle for 3$ a day.
  • Everywhere are religious objects which talk about Iraqi Armenians' faith in God.
  • Iraqi Armenians flew to Armenia expecting open doors and warm hugs like children.
  • There is mud everywhere in Darbnik and the nearby swamps and road are barely distinguishable from each other.