The problem in Syria is that the information is restricted

Mohannad Ayoubi is 28 years old, a palestinian, but born in Damascus and I have lived there all of my life.

I came to Denmark on the 16th of February 2015. I used to work in IT-support in the Danish environmental protection agency in Aarhus. Before that I worked with IT development in Novicell. I stopped working there because I got accepted at the University in Aarhus, to study civil engineering, which I also studies in Damascus. Continue reading “The problem in Syria is that the information is restricted”

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

I hope to work as a make-up artist, as I did in Damascus

Dana Alfar 25 is years old. She is a Palestinian refugee from Damascus, Syria.

My life before the war was acceptable. I was studying at high school, and I had a certification as a make-up artist from an institute in Damascus. I have also studied one year of accounting in 2015. Continue reading “I hope to work as a make-up artist, as I did in Damascus”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, palestine, syria, family reunification, refugee,

“A city that never sleeps”

My name is Motaz and I’m 24 years old.

I lived a regular life in Aleppo, like any human being. I went to school and played with friends when I was little. I remember I did not go out often, because there were big streets and cars. I have 3 siblings and I’m the middle child. I loved going out and staying out for a long time.

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

“I tried to save him”

My name is Omar, a Palestinian dentist from Gaza. I came to Sweden during the last war in Gaza 2014 and have lived here for almost three years.

I never thought I would leave Palestine or Gaza. In my country there is no electricity, sometimes no gas, no medicin, and we are sometimes locked in, but still I love my homeland and miss it. But I had to flee because our house was bombed. Sometimes when I watch videos from Gaza I start crying, I miss it.

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