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Henning Mankell tells Liberata’s Story

Liberata fled her village, and in the panic, was separated from her son. Henning Mankell visits them reunited…

Suhur Afrah: From Somalia to Djibouti to the Netherlands - A family Reunited

… I was born in Somalia and lived with my mother, father and 4 siblings. When I was 2 years old, militants had taken over the military…

Willy Totoro’s Story, Cyprus

Willy Totoro, a refugee from DRC, recalls the time he had to say goodbye to his beloved ones and flee to Cyprus…

Adi’s story, Bulgaria

Adi, a Syrian refugee was a computer teacher in a secondary school. Now she doesn’t even have a phone.

In Myanmar, it was as if we were underwater, we couldn’t breathe.

We just had to leave. In the morning, we were alive but there was no certainty in the evening. I feel heartbroken because they destroyed our masjid, our young children, our houses, our properties. It was very painful, very painful. I didn’t want to stay there anymore.

Their courage is admirable.

It is an emotional and eye-opening experience to sit and listen to the stories and incredible suffering of refugees. It makes one appreciate the simple things in life such as having a safe home and future.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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