Flowers

Sebihan is 13 years old. She fled from Marcedonia to Germany.

“I love flowers and therefore I wanted to paint them.”

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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”

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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”

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