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Refugee Voices

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
Refugee Voices

Farid

Farid spent his first night in Britain on the outside of closed doors. At just 13-years-old and alone in a cold, foreign country, Farid said…
Refugee Action
October 5, 2017
Refugee Voices

Ahmad

After losing his hearing and speech at a very young age in Syria, Ahmad has always been determined to help others with similar needs. For…
Refugee Action
October 5, 2017
Refugee Voices

Abdullah

Abdullah found life unbearable as a gay man in his mid-20s in Saudi Arabia, a country where homosexuality is illegal and carries the death penalty.…
Refugee Action
July 6, 2017
Refugee Voices

Amal

Before she was forced to flee civil war in Sudan, Amal was studying to be lawyer. But since moving to Britain, she has struggled to…
Refugee Action
March 2, 2017
Refugee Voices

Machozi

When Machozi arrived in Britain from a refugee camp in Burundi, she was determined to learn English so she could communicate with her new neighbours,…
Refugee Action
February 23, 2017
Refugee Voices

Siraje

Siraje was studying mathematics at university in Ethiopia and planned to become a teacher. But he was forced to leave in 2002 before he was…
Refugee Action
February 22, 2017
Refugee Voices

Mohsen

When he lived in Tehran, Mohsen worked as a firefighter, surrounded by a close-knit group of friends, colleagues and family. He was forced to flee…
Refugee Action
February 22, 2017