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Refugee Voices

Refugee Voices

Mansoor

Mansoor was in the final year of his degree in the UK, when he began receiving threats from people in his home-country of Libya. He…
Refugee Action
July 9, 2018
Refugee Voices

Ahmad

Sitting in a café in Manchester’s busy district of Rusholme, Ahmad reminisces over the life he once shared with his wife in Syria before the…
Refugee Action
May 16, 2018
Refugee Voices

Ehsan

After waiting two and a half years for a decision on his asylum claim, Ehsan was finally given refugee status at the end of last…
Refugee Action
May 16, 2018
Refugee Voices

Emad and Rana

After fleeing brutal violence in their home-country of Syria, and enduring years of upheaval and uncertainty in Egypt, Emad and Rana say they have finally…
Refugee Action
February 20, 2018
Refugee Voices

Esam and Rola

Esam, a 34-year-old Syrian, proudly shows his British driving license to his family shortly after passing his test. He explains how he managed to successfully…
Refugee Action
February 20, 2018
Refugee Voices

Adam

When Adam’s family in Algeria found out he was gay, they tried to force him to marry a female cousin. “When my family discovered I…
Refugee Action
October 21, 2017
Refugee Voices

Mohammed

“Not speaking the language made me feel really alone,” says Mohammed who arrived from Sudan last May and is now studying English and IT at…
Refugee Action
October 19, 2017
Refugee Voices

Naseen

Naseen grew up in Kenya after her family fled the civil war in Somalia when she was just five years old. She became separated from…
Refugee Action
October 13, 2017
Refugee Voices

Mountaha

At first glance, Mountaha’s life seems anything but lonely. She arrived in the UK in June 2017 with her husband and four children after fleeing…
Refugee Action
October 5, 2017
Refugee Voices

Fathy

Fathy’s journey as a refugee began when she was 16 years old, after fleeing her home-country of Burundi with her mother and siblings. During their…
Refugee Action
October 5, 2017