I can now calmly live my religion

I’m from Shiraz, Iran. I left my home country on 1.12.2015 because I changed my religion.

When I was five years old, my father and mother got divorced. After three years my mum got married and I stayed with my grandparents until I was 20 years old. Because my grandfather died and my stepfather said that I had to live with them, I moved to my mother’s house. Continue reading “I can now calmly live my religion”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, Iran, Germany, a million stories

Freedom is very important to me

My homeland is very beautiful, has many sights and many names: e. g. Alhadba or Umalrabinen or Nenau. My homeland has beautiful nature and the nature is celebrated every spring. Many people from different religions live in my homeland, so there are different religious houses: e. g. a church, or a mosque or Hussainiya, Ialisch. Continue reading “Freedom is very important to me”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, Iraq, Germany, a million stories

“My goal of leaving the country was to create a future for my children”

My name is Ghenia and I come from the city of Basra in southern Iraq.

In Iraq, I lived a boring, inward life. In my home country there were no rules for the woman, we were just at home. I lived in this way: I took care of the children and the house. I thought that the country would change for the better after the government changed, but I did not notice any change. My economy got worse and the market became more expensive in the country.

Continue reading ““My goal of leaving the country was to create a future for my children””

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

I would like to talk about my journey from Syria to Denmark

My name is Yousef Fares

I came to Denmark in 2014 with my daughter, Aya. I would like to tell you about the journey from Syria to Denmark.
I could not stay in Damascus because all males between the ages of 18 and 50 years old were arrested and put in jail. Continue reading “I would like to talk about my journey from Syria to Denmark”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Denmark, A Million Stories, Syria, journey