“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