The journey

I had to join the army, so I left Syria from Hama to Idlib. From there, I paid 1200 euros to go to Turkey. I went to Turkey with a group of 35 people. We were walking twelve hours from Idlib to Turkey and then we all got in a small bus. Then, the Turkish authorities caught us, took pictures of us, they recorded our personal data and they sent us back to Syria. Continue reading “The journey”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Hama refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, The Netherlands

“I have to be strong and believe in myself”

Hello! I came from Syria, from Aleppo and I am Kurdish. I speak four languages and now I am learning German and Greek a little bit.  I am alone here. I left my country four years ago. I am alone here and my family is in Aleppo-Afrin. I was in Turkey for three years and then I came to Chios island.

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Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Aleppo refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany

A lot of new friends

My name is Abdullah and I am from Syria. I am 18 years old and I studied in Syria for 10 years. Then I had to left school because of the war. I moved to Damascus to go to Turkey. I stayed there for two weeks. Then I moved here in Greece.

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Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Damascus, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I am not a small girl, I am 14 years old”

Mariam is 14 years old. She was born in Iran by Afghan parents. Below, you can read her own written story. She has learned to write and speak a little bit of English. She also goes to a Greek school near the Refugee Camp of Skaramagas, in which she stays with her parents.

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Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, Iran, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories