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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
Adam
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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
Mohammed
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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
Refugees from Syria Mountaha and Ahmad at home with their son
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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, Fathy, looks out her window
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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
Refugees from Syria Mountaha and Ahmad at home with their son
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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