The round table

My name is Noha.

I come from Syria. I was born in Damascus. I grew up in a big family. My father died when I was two years old. I have eight sisters. We’re a woman’s family. My mother is conservative. We had a lot of rules at home. We should study, work and get married. Continue reading “The round table”

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…until I am a Police officer!

I come from Syria and my life was pretty good there. We had a big apartment. Not like here in Germany, where we live in a refugee hostel. My family and I would like to have a house in Germany. It’s not nice to be in a refugee hostel all the time. There are a lot of people here who get the toilets dirty. An apartment would be better. Continue reading “…until I am a Police officer!”

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Let us live in peace!

I come from a small village in the north of Syria. It is a Kurdish village that belongs to Al-Bab and is called Kubat al Shiyh. That is why I am Kurdish. I come from a political family. My father was politically involved in a trade union and in the Communist Party. My mother was a housewife. We are eight brothers and sisters. My father has always helped others with disputes etc. He studied political science in Bulgaria for one year and worked at home as a tailor and as a farmer. Continue reading “Let us live in peace!”

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