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Refugee Voices

Refugee Voices

Seble

Seble, now 28 years old, left Eritrea when she was 17. “I left because of religious persecution. They don’t allow you to be a Christian…
Refugee Action
August 1, 2014
Refugee Voices

Syamend

Syamend lived in Damascus, Syria, where he studied Arabic at a university. The civil war brought an end to all of that overnight. The whole…
Refugee Action
June 11, 2014
Refugee Voices

Koroush

In Iran, Koroush was a successful businessman and worked in publishing. In the UK, he and his family are struggling to survive. Koroush was on…
Refugee Action
May 11, 2014
Refugee Voices

Clara

In her home country in West Africa, Clara had a University degree in Communications and worked as a qualified teacher. But when she spoke out…
Refugee Action
May 11, 2014
Refugee Voices

Vianney

Vianney and his family claimed asylum in early 2013. In Sierra Leone, his home country, 88% of women are ‘cut’ through the practice of female…
Refugee Action
April 11, 2014
Refugee Voices

Abdi K

Abdi was born in Somalia. When he was nine, war forced his family to flee to Kenya. “There was no water and no food,” he…
Refugee Action
March 17, 2014
Refugee Voices

Haider

Haider is first and foremost an artist. But in war-torn Iraq, art didn’t pay the bills. So, having learnt English thanks to his English teacher…
Refugee Action
February 27, 2014
Refugee Voices

Maryann

A lady in her fifties, Maryann never expected to get involved in politics. But the political situation in Zimbabwe, her country, was very difficult. With…
Refugee Action
December 11, 2013
Refugee Voices

Abdi

Listen to Abdi's story, in his own words, in our podcast. Nineteen-year-old Abdi would be spending tonight in sub-zero temperatures on the streets, as he…
Refugee Action
November 11, 2013