10 episodes

We all know about the war in Syria, and most of us have an opinion about it, but very few of us have had the opportunity to sit in a refugee’s tent and listen to their story. Refugees’ Stories aims to change that.

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    • Society & Culture

We all know about the war in Syria, and most of us have an opinion about it, but very few of us have had the opportunity to sit in a refugee’s tent and listen to their story. Refugees’ Stories aims to change that.

    9: Kazi's Story

    9: Kazi's Story

    Kazi tells the story of how he left Bangladesh to study dentistry in the UK, and ended up becoming an LGBTQIA+ activist and building a new life.

    • 24 min
    8: Nadim's Story - A Bangladeshi asylum seeker living in the UK

    8: Nadim's Story - A Bangladeshi asylum seeker living in the UK

    This episode follows Nadim, a young man from Dhaka, Bangladesh who has sought asylum in the UK because of his sexuality.

    • 22 min
    Episode Seven: Abu Mustafa's Story

    Episode Seven: Abu Mustafa's Story

    Abu Mustafa has lost a lot in the war, but still holds onto the hope of seeing his daughter again.

    • 17 min
    Special Episode: Livelihood Skills for Refugees

    Special Episode: Livelihood Skills for Refugees

    Andreas explains the difficulties that Syrian men face finding decent work in the Beqaa Valley, and why it's important to support livelihood skills for refugees.

    • 16 min
    Episode Six: Afaf's Story

    Episode Six: Afaf's Story

    Afaf loves her husband and children, but looking after her family is tough without having a proper house or the economic resources that she'd like. In this episode, Afaf talks about the tradition of girls marrying young in Syria, and how marrying young impacted her life.

    • 24 min
    Episode Five: Salem's Story

    Episode Five: Salem's Story

    Salem is a friendly and generous man who loves to look after all of the children in the settlement, not just his own. In this episode, we learn about what compels him to do this, his experiences in the military and his love of organic gardening.

    • 22 min

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