“Human rights are the biggest lie”

My name is Ayad, and is from Syria. I came to Sweden 2015. I am currently studying Swedish. The Employment Service does not help finding jobs. We want jobs that do not need Swedish. Sweden sells weapons to fighting parties in Syria. We die from these weapons. Human rights are the biggest lie.

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Dublin Core: Language: sv, eng Subject: asylum, refugees, A Million Stories, Sweden, Syria

“My dream is to work as an architect”

My name is Jasmin and comes from Syria. I have lived in Sweden for 2 years. It’s hard to get a job in Sweden, employers prefer Swedish people than bring others. It also takes a long time to get an apartment. My dream is to work as an architect and an apartment.

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Dublin Core: Language: sv, eng Subject: asylum, refugees, A Million Stories, Sweden, Syria

My sons would have had to join the military

My name is R.. I am 53 years old and come from Syria. I lived in Damascus and worked there as a bank employee. I am a widow and have three children. Two sons and one daughter. I have been living in Germany for two years. I had to flee my homeland because there was war in my country. I came to Germany because otherwise my sons would have had to join the military. Continue reading “My sons would have had to join the military”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, a million stories, syria, germany

I saw death

I come from Syria and I am 45 years old. In Syria I lived in Aleppo and worked there as a secretary. The war started in Syria in 2011, in Aleppo it started in 2012. My family emigrated to Turkey, Iraq and Lebanon. I left my job in 2013. I always lived with friends because my family was gone. Continue reading “I saw death”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, a million stories, syria, germany