“Best of luck”

My name is Alireza, and I’m 38 years old. I came from Iran two years ago to Sweden. I’m married and we live together in Sweden. We got married in Iran. In Iran, I worked at a factory for 15 years. At the moment I study Swedish to study at university. My son was born in Sweden and I wish him all the best of luck in the future.

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Dublin Core: Language: swe Subject: asylum, refugees, A Million Stories, Sweden, Iran

We fled over the mountains by foot

Man, 39 years old, West Kurdistan (Iran)

As a result of the political situation in Iran, I decided to flee with my wife and children: We fled over the mountains by foot and it took us around 10 hours to reach Turkey where we went in bus to Izmir, which took us another 30 hours. And from Izmir we got out on the sea in a rubber dinghy that was 6 metres long and we were in total 40 persons on the boat.    Continue reading “We fled over the mountains by foot”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, kurdistan, iran, refugee,

Foreign homeland

My name is Midyan, I am 32 years old and come from Iran. Originally I am a Kurd from the West of Iran. In Iran I studied graphic design, I would have liked to do my master but I had to flee. I had to leave my home country for political reasons. I love my homeland, I think all people do that. Continue reading “Foreign homeland”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, a million stories, iran, germany

I only wanted to do good

I come from Iran, the political situation there is very difficult. I worked for 10 years as a nurse in a hospital and handed out the Bible in the hospital to give people hope. I wanted to help the people, that caused me big problems in Iran. Hospital staff watched me during distribution, they wanted to arrest me. Continue reading “I only wanted to do good”

Dublin Core: Language: de Subject: refugees, asylum, iran, germany, a million stories