When I first tried Falafel at Skaramagas refugee camp in Greece, I couldn’t eat anything else for the following couple of months. Falafel was the common language between the camp communities and the social workers from different countries. When I first tried it, excuse my ignorance, it totally skipped my mind that it was made … Continue reading Falafel is the new Chocolat, Rahma Henchiri, Tunisia
https://youtu.be/nqfFGx4sYPo In the recent months many African refugees from Mali and Niger have left their countries escaping from hunger and war. Some of them have found themselves in Algeria, but they didn't get the best care. I decided toreact and do my best to help them. Due to my experience in social media and film-making, … Continue reading Cent mille by Islam Bouroudi, Algeria – VIDEO –
It all started in 2010, I was sitting next to my parents drawing something until I stopped and watched TV! It was the first time of my life when I was afraid, it was the Arab spring where all the world started fighting, countries and societies were destroying each other and the most horrible thing … Continue reading I’m a refugee by Ikram Laimeche, Algeria
Before I started working at Skaramagas refugee camp in Athens, I did not know what to expect from the children. Ever since I can remember, I have been hearing about the Yazidi-Arab tension; and thus, being an Arab myself, I was worried that my hopes of becoming the girls’ older sister would eventually turn to … Continue reading Beyond Our Differences by Rahma Henchiri, Tunisia
GERMANY — When patriotism and self-identification as a refugee become obstacles to a new way of life, would it be time to make the important step from refugee to immigrant...