Rima

Rima

Rima’s Story   I like to listen to what my heart says and do what I want. My name is Rima, I am a Kurdish 21-year-old girl from Aleppo, Syria. First, my family lived in the Kurdish regions in Syria in the North, but there were always problems with Arabs and...
Ehab

Ehab

Ehab’s Story   I left Syria because I did not want to kill anyone! I did not want to go to army so I had to leave my home. You receive a letter from the government telling you that they want you for the army. You do not have a choice. The government will come to...
Zaher

Zaher

Zaher’s Story “I may be a radiographer technician by day and a father of three by night (or vice versa), but in every breath I take and in every book I read and knowledge I spread, I am a political scientist! I fell in love with political science at the...
Tooba

Tooba

Tooba’s Story Tooba is more than just a Muslim name, it is the Arabic symbol for the tree from heaven. And like that beautiful tree in heaven, I know my name, my being, is meant for great things. I may not have grown up in heaven, but I grew up in a beautiful...
Saad

Saad

Saad’s Story   From the outside, I am the guy who is helping others, the brother supporting my family, the counter trying to help those who need it most. From the inside, I am crumbling, I am being torn apart by haunting memories and images of war, of prejudice...