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Refugee Voices

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
Refugee Voices

Nour

Since his father bought him his first computer as mechanically-minded 12-year-old, who liked to “take things apart”, Nour has been passionate about technology and dreams…
Refugee Action
February 22, 2017
Refugee Voices

Mahmoud

In Syria, Mahmoud was a successful tradesman, living happily with his wife and four children in a big house in the country’s capital, Damascus. War…
Refugee Action
November 18, 2016
Refugee Voices

Ban

Single mum Ban arrived in the UK with her two young daughters, Zahraa and Zainab, and elderly mother, Fathyi, in January 2014. Now living in…
Refugee Action
November 18, 2016
Refugee Voices

Jana & Ahmed

Jana and Ahmed sat with six-month-old baby Amir between them. “Amir means Prince!” said Ahmed. Jana was already divorced from Ahmed’s father when they had…
Refugee Action
June 17, 2016
Refugee Voices

Omar

In Syria, Omar was a successful businessman who lived happily with his family. War took his home, his livelihood and separated him from his loved…
Refugee Action
March 29, 2016
Refugee Voices

Abebe

Abebe lives alone. In his small flat, the walls are empty. The only ornament - sitting on top of a square pine table - is…
Refugee Action
February 17, 2016