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Stateless in Britain: Nischal’s story

“I just want a place where I can say, ‘This is where I’m from’.

Rima’s Story, Sweden

Rima was injured in Syria and had to undergo three surgeries at the age of 6, but her recovery has begun due to her resilient spirit.

John’s Story, Uganda

John is chairman of the Computer Technology Access centre, which he has seen grow from an idea into a reality and a self-sustaining, income generating business.

Khaled Hosseini supports Sirajuddin

Khaled Hosseini set up The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, providing shelters to Afghan refugees; Sirajuddin, one of those refugees, tells his story…

Farzaneh Naghash’s Story, Sweden

Farzaneh’s treacherous journey has led her from Turkish prisons to seeking refuge in German basements, all to reach the safety of Sweden…

Per Heggenes tells Yunis’ Story

Home is the most important place in the world, and children are its most important inhabitants, so every child should have a safe place they call home.

Rima’s Story, Cyprus

Rima cannot recall happy moments from her earlier childhood in Syria, but she has found comfort in her school in Cyprus.

Sangita’s Story, Nepal

The job is quite challenging but when I do my best for the refugee children, I make a big difference in their life…

"When I was 17 or 18 years old I met some refugees from South Africa who had fled apartheid, and I realized that no one flees without very strong cause."

Henning Mankell visited a refugee settlement and a transit centre in Uganda, neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Patrick meets Puan Jainabbi

I personally feel that the refugees, especially the elderly, need the support from society as they have no family to support them and they are not able to work to earn a living.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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