Tawakul Karman with Syrian refugees
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Syria: Nobel Laureate Tawakul Karman visits refugees

19 March 2012 Last updated at 01:31 GMT

The Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize Winner Tawakul Karman has visited a refugee camp in Turkey for displaced Syrians.

The fighting in the province of Idlib has pushed the number of refugees in Turkey up to 16,000, filling the existing seven camps along the border to capacity.

Jonathan Head reports.