- Shetty: America's refugee policy has been a beacon of hope to some of the most vulnerable people around the world
- By dimming that beacon, this executive order plays into the hands of those who portray the US as being at war with Islam
Salil Shetty is secretary general of Amnesty International. Some of the information in this article is based on telephone interviews with Amnesty International's Crisis researcher Rawya Rageh. All the names featured in this article have been changed for safety. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the author
(CNN)As shells exploded around their home in a besieged neighborhood of Ta'iz, Yemen, brothers Yahia and Maher, then age 16 and 18, took shelter beneath the staircase.