I would like to change the opinion of politicians and the opinion they have of war refugees

Ammar Ibrahim is 30 years old man and from Aleppo in Syria

I arrived in Denmark in November 2015. In Syria I was a pharmacist. I have certificates in chemistry and pharmacy, but in Denmark they only accepted my chemistry degree. I am now studying a master in chemistry at Copenhagen University. I am now at my second year, where I’m doing a project at DTU.

In Syria I worked in a pharmacy where I had worked for 7 years. I also worked in the pharmaceutical industry for two years. It was my own pharmacy but when the war came, I was forced to close it for more than 5 month. Continue reading “I would like to change the opinion of politicians and the opinion they have of war refugees”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, refugee, denmark, aleppo, syria,

Im a woman, a mother, a lawyer, not a refugee

I was born in Lebanon and have four sisters. We moved to Syria because we are Syrian. I grew up in Aleppo with my mother because my dad died when I was 3 years old. My mom struggled to get education. Studied and worked in the university. I got my education at the university of Aleppo, where I studied international criminal law. I started my training with a lawyer, and after that I had my own company as a lawyer since 2005. I worked very hard. I made a good reputation. Had a good job, and good customers. I worked when the war started, but it was a very bad experience working during the war. Continue reading “Im a woman, a mother, a lawyer, not a refugee”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: refugee, lawyer, a million stories, denmark, syria

“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

“I want to give them the best, if possible”

My name is Nour and I am 25 years old. I did not study and I did not go to school. Now, I am 5 months pregnant, but I had some issues before my pregnancy. Even now, I have a difficult pregnancy. I went to the doctors here, they helped me and they sent me to a hospital outside the Camp (Refugee center of Skaramagas). Continue reading ““I want to give them the best, if possible””

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

Everything was fine but…

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

A safer place

Firstly, hello! My name is Raha Alher and I came from Syria. I am a refugee and I have been in Greece for 2 years. Before, I was living in Syria where we had many problems. In Aleppo that is my city, we had problems, as well. We didn’t have anything to live, no electricity, no work, and no water.

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