My name is Khaled and come from Mosul in Iraq. I lived a regular life until the country became insecure and there was no future for me. I studied and worked during the summer. Then Isis entered the city of Mosul and it was not possible to live there anymore and I had to flee. I first fled to Syria and then to Turkey. I fled alone.Dublin Core: Language: swe Subject: asylum, refugees, A Million Stories, Sweden
My name is Rashid and I’m a Palestinian born in Damascus. I have lived 9 months in Sweden.
In Syria I lived an ordinary life. I studied and worked in a plastic factory. My family decided to leave the country because of the war. To create a future. As Palestinians we did’nt have a citizenship in Syria.
My name is Tariq, I’m 23 years old and come from Syria. Today I live in Malmö.
I lived in a city called Dara. I studied and worked at the same time. I finished high school and I wanted to go to college, but there was no security in the country so it did’nt work.
Hello, my name is Nabil. I am 22 years old and I come from Damascus city, in Syria.
Back home I had the opportunity to go to university just for two weeks. I was studying English language but due to the war I had to flee from Syria. Continue reading ““I don’t know if I am strong but I am still alive””
My name is Pedram and I come from Iran.
I’m 27 years old. I have been in Sweden for 13 months. I am married and at the moment I study SFI. In Iran, I lived with my family and friends. I was fine because I lived in a small town. The economy and unemployment were no problem. I had a good situation in Iran. I studied electrical engineering at the university.
I had a very good life before the war. My family was small. I have two girls and two boys. My husband was always travelling and I was a teacher in school. I went to school and I took my kids with me and we came back home, all together. Generally, I lived a very good and happy life before the war. Even economically, everything was good. There were not that many problems I had to face. Continue reading ““I wanted to seek a better life and a better education for my children””Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Homs, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany
Mariam is a refugee in Greece. She is 40 years old and her origin is from Iraq, Kurdistan.
She is married and has got four daughters. She has been in Greece for two years and two months. Continue reading ““Greece is good but I just want to be with my daughter””
I had to join the army, so I left Syria from Hama to Idlib. From there, I paid 1200 euros to go to Turkey. I went to Turkey with a group of 35 people. We were walking twelve hours from Idlib to Turkey and then we all got in a small bus. Then, the Turkish authorities caught us, took pictures of us, they recorded our personal data and they sent us back to Syria. Continue reading “The journey”Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Hama refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, The Netherlands
My name is Mohammed and I am 19 years old. I came from Istanbul to Greece seven months ago. Continue reading “An attempt to fly to The Netherlands”Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Idlib, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, The Netherlands