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Refugee Voices

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
Refugee Voices

Mohammed

Mohammed is from Eritrea - one of the world’s most repressive nations. At seventeen, he was sent away from his family for compulsory military training.…
Refugee Action
May 17, 2015
Refugee Voices

Majid

It takes 12 and half hours to walk from suburban Manchester to the Home Office in Liverpool. It’s not a journey normally made on foot,…
Refugee Action
March 24, 2015
Refugee Voices

Hassan

A son to Palestinian refugees, Hassan grew up in a refugee camp in Syria. As an adult, he joined the Palestinian political party FIDA -…
Refugee Action
March 9, 2015
Refugee Voices

Fortune

Fortune is a young mother with two sons. She came to England from Nigeria to join her husband, a university student. When his application to…
Refugee Action
December 5, 2014
Refugee Voices

Mohammed

It’s autumn and evening is drawing in. As usual Mohammed is in his room. It’s small and the furniture is basic and battered. But he’s…
Refugee Action
December 1, 2014