Hello! I am Mohammed. I am 36 years old and I was working as a carpenter back home. I have been in Greece for six months now. When I was living in Syria I had everything. Everything was fine but then we had been exploited. Particularly, my boss did not care if I was hurt and he fired me from the work immediately. If we had to go to the doctor, we had to pay a lot. Continue reading “Everything was fine but…”Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Aleppo
Mostafa is four years old and was born in Iran by Afghan parents. The photo shows how happy he is that he learned to write his name in Greek. He also told us that he can count the numbers from one to ten in Greek.
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I am Mohammed and I am seven years old. I go to the A2 class at the school in Haidari. At school, I learned to speak and write in Greek, and I can talk to my friends at school.
I like to play out in the schoolyard, play with computers and doing physical exercises. I like maths and Greek language very much.
My best friend at the camp (Refugee Center of Skaramagas) is Sami and Zachra! Continue reading ““I learned to speak and write in Greek””
I am Ahmad, Palestinian born in Syria. I am 22 years old and I was living in Hamma. Me and my mum went from Syria to Turkey in March 2016. At first, we went to Idlib illegal. From there to Istanbul and then to Izmir where we met the smuggler and travelled by boat to Mitilini. Continue reading ““I learned Greek in the prison’s school””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Hamma, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany
My name is Mosab, I am 23 years old and I was living in Homs, Syria. It has been five months now that I live in Greece. I left Syria because of the war. I also had to join the army but I did not want to. I would like to go to Germany, my brother and some cousins stay there. Continue reading ““I want to finish my studies””Dublin Core: Language: bah Subject: Greece, Syria, Homs, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany
Mohamad Khaled Nabaa is 20 years old and he came from Aleppo, Syria. Mohamad and his family have been in Greece for one and a half year. He is sharing his story in English. His dream is to study and become a lawyer so to be able to help other refugees in need. Continue reading “Lawyer to be”Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Syria, Aleppo, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories
I am Fateme Hussain Zade. I am from Herat, Afghanistan. I was nine years old when we left Afghanistan and came to Iran. I was married to an Iranian man and God gave me five children. At first, Iran was a very good place to stay but then, they did not keep my children at the school. They told us “You must go back to your country or stay in the camp”. In my country, the war was going on, they were fighting and they did not allow us to work legally. Continue reading ““I am safe in Greece””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories
My name is Hussain Mohammadi, my father’s name is Mohammed. I am from Afghanistan, I was born in Behsud. I lived for 35-36 years in Iran and I was married in Iran. Continue reading ““Peace be upon you””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories
I am Bidaa from Iraq, I am a refugee in Greece. I have two children. One son and one daughter. My son is 10 years old and my daughter is 8 years old. Now I am living in Skaramagas camp (refugee center). I came from Iraq to Turkey. We stayed in Turkey about 10 – 15 days. Then, we crossed the sea to come in Greece. We stayed in Chios island for 7 days and afterward we came to Athens. Continue reading ““I am happy that my children are going to school””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Iraq, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories
I am Basher. I am 35 years old and I am from Iraq. I got arrested and they tortured me, all kinds of torture. In my city, in Iraq, I worked as a truck driver. I will tell you my story from when the previous system got down (Saddam Hussein system) until now. Continue reading ““I have been tortured many times””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Iraq, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories