- Russia has been extensively involved in the Syrian conflict, Bill Frelick says
- Russia must use its resources to help people whose lives have been horribly disrupted
Bill Frelick is the refugee rights director at Human Rights Watch. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)I started working to help refugees in 1975 after watching TV images of Vietnamese refugees hanging from the landing skids of helicopters that took off from the roof of the US Embassy in Saigon.