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Through the Eyes of an Afghan Refugee Father

My name is Fahim and I am from Afghanistan.  I am thirty-five years old.  This is some of my story: I have a wife and had two kids. My seven year old boy died in accident when we lived in Afghanistan. The Taliban increased and made our city unsafe. They threatened me and my family. […]

Through the Eyes of a Refugee Family

My name is Fatimah.  I am twenty-five years old and an Afghan currently residing at the refugee camp on the island of Lesvos, Greece.  Here is a little of my translated story:  I wake up early in the morning due to the coldness of my body.  I wrap the few blankets we have to cover […]

Through the Eyes of a Young Afghan Refugee

My name is Mehreen. I am 9 years old and I am from Afghanistan. But we had to leave, so right now I am living on an island in Greece. This is a little of my story: Snuggled up to my mom, I woke up and crawled out of our tent. Tent 196, that’s my […]

Feb 2021 – Prayer for Uyghurs

FEBRUARY 2021 In the mid-eighth century, the Uyghur people inhabited part of present-day Mongolia. Around A.D. 840 they were attacked from the north by the Kyrgyz, and fled southwest to their current homeland: most live in the Xinjiang (pronounced Shin-jang) province in northwest China.   Photo credits:Kevin Frayer, Getty  

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BBC update on the Turkey/Syria situation