Keyword: Asylum

Fareed Yaghi

Fareed Yaghi is a Syrian poet living in Germany. Here, he talks to us about his Syrian identity and what impacts it: For me, the...

Nour Al-Hariri

Nour Al-Hariri is 25 years old and currently lives outside Berlin with her husband and children. She is originally from Deraa, and arrived in Germany...

Firas Al Younis

Firas Al Younis is an accomplished engineer who lives in Berlin. He is from a family of 10 children, and he and his brother are...

Adnan Almohamad

Adnan Al-Mohamad is 40 years old. He used to travel frequently for his work as "a researcher in the field of Syrian antiquities." He currently...

Omar Alshikh

Omar Alshikh is 32 years old and left his country, Syria, to escape the war and pursue his work as a journalist.  He went to...

Samar

Samar is from Syria but emigrated to the United States to continue her studies.  During the time she was studying at university, she met her...

Aisha

Aisha is 25 years old and from Syria. She did not learn the Greek language after her arrival at camp "Kofinou" in the countryside of...

Sarah

Sarah is a young Syrian-American girl who moved from Turkey to Lebanon in early 2016 in order to work in the civilian relief and development...

Amina

Amina fled from Syria with her three children and ended up in the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut where she had a difficult time because...

Jad Yatim

Lebanese journalist Jad Yatim has been working in the field of audio-visual media for the last 18 years. Since 2011, he has focused on the...

Noureddine

Noureddine is a retired French banker, aged 69, with no Syrian, Arab, or non-French family. He is from Rouen, and studied there and in Paris....

Abu Farouq

Abu Farouq is 29-years old and is from a village near Tartous. He did not finish middle school. He comes from a family of farmers,...

Sally Manla

Sally is 24-years old and is from a village near Tartous. Her husband was tortured and imprisoned for a year on two separate occasions in...

Michaal

Michaal is 41 years old and from Damascus. He has a Master’s degree. While living in Damascus, he often travelled abroad for work, including to...

Mohammad Khader

Mohammad Khader is a 32-year-old father of three. His first child, who is 5 years old, was born in Syria where Mohammad lived until 2014....

Natalie Darwish

Natalie Darwish, 23 years old and a Syrian refugee in Germany, is from Deir Ezzor area in Syria. She believes that the majority of refugees...

Ghaid Hashemi

A single mother with two nationalities, Ghaid Hashemi defines herself through her religion and education. She says, "I am a woman, I am a Muslim,...

Afraa Batous

Afraa Batous is 33 years old. She is from Aleppo but lived for a time in Damascus then Beirut before moving to Germany in 2016....

Karim Suleiman

Karim Suleiman is 27 years old and was a citizen journalist in Hama, Syria. In January 2014, he and a colleague were hit by an...

Fiona Torbey

Fiona is 49 years old, English and a naturalized French citizen who has been living in France for many decades. She is a lawyer, currently...

Alexandra Sandels

Alex is a 38-year old Swedish journalist who studied Arabic and has worked in the Middle East, including in Syria, since 2008. She first travelled...