Lawyer to be

Mohamad Khaled Nabaa is 20 years old and he came from Aleppo, Syria. Mohamad and his family have been in Greece for one and a half year. He is sharing his story in English. His dream is to study and become a lawyer so to be able to help other refugees in need. Continue reading “Lawyer to be”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Syria, Aleppo, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I am safe in Greece”

I am Fateme Hussain Zade. I am from Herat, Afghanistan. I was nine years old when we left Afghanistan and came to Iran. I was married to an Iranian man and God gave me five children. At first, Iran was a very good place to stay but then, they did not keep my children at the school. They told us “You must go back to your country or stay in the camp”. In my country, the war was going on, they were fighting and they did not allow us to work legally. Continue reading ““I am safe in Greece””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I am happy that my children are going to school”

I am Bidaa from Iraq, I am a refugee in Greece. I have two children. One son and one daughter. My son is 10 years old and my daughter is 8 years old. Now I am living in Skaramagas camp (refugee center). I came from Iraq to Turkey. We stayed in Turkey about 10 – 15 days. Then, we crossed the sea to come in Greece. We stayed in Chios island for 7 days and afterward we came to Athens. Continue reading ““I am happy that my children are going to school””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Iraq, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I stayed here to wait for my son”

My name is Munir Nabaa. I came from Syria, the Aleppo city. I am 45 years old.
We were living in Aleppo, but when the problems started we left Aleppo and went to Idlib. We lived there for a short time. We didn’t have work because of the crisis. So we went to Turkey. We lived there for one year and we didn’t have money to pay the rent. We didn’t have any money. Continue reading ““I stayed here to wait for my son””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Aleppo, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany

“We had nothing”

I am Daneesh Mohameed Shakeer. I am from Qamishli (Al-Hasakah). I had reasons that I came to Europe. Back home, in Syria, there was injustice everywhere. The Kurds and the Syrians have issues, the Kurds want to be independent. When the war started I fled Syria and I went to Turkey. We arrived in Turkey with my family, but we had nothing. Our children couldn’t go to school, we didn’t have a job or money. Nothing at all, and I didn’t like it. Continue reading ““We had nothing””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany

A barbershop

I am a refugee, my name is Omar. I came to Greece on February 27th, 2017. When I was living in Syria, I had a normal life as all the people. I was with my family and we didn’t have any problem. Then, the war started in Syria and I was arrested for a short time. So, I decided to go to Turkey and I was there for 1 year and 6 months. Turkish people have different behavior to Syrians. There, we didn’t have a job and I start thinking to leave Turkey, so to find a job in Greece. Continue reading “A barbershop”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Damascus, refugee, A Million Stories

“After many bad experiences, we arrived in Greece”

I am a Syrian refugee from Damascus. My name is Ali. I am 23 years old. I got married two years ago. The war has started in Syria for a reason we don’t know. Our life was very nice there we could go to the university, to the school, to play sport, to go back home very late because we had a safe place. What you wanted to do in Syria, you could do it. When the Revolution started, we didn’t know how. Continue reading ““After many bad experiences, we arrived in Greece””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, Damascus, refugee, A Million Stories, Germany