Through the Eyes of a Refugee

Through the Eyes of a Refugee

Being legally blind hasn’t stopped a young Syrian refugee from embracing a new life in Canada. For someone who’s only 22, Hany Al Moulia has faced more than a lifetime of challenges. He’s legally blind, yet is an accomplished photographer. He lost...
Syrian student flees guns, earns study place in Turkey

Syrian student flees guns, earns study place in Turkey

Would-be chemical engineer Rawan Batal learned Turkish and gained a university place in the central Anatolia province of Konya. The armed men knocking at the door said they just wanted to talk about a problem. Rawan Batal, then 16, opened hesitantly. They pushed into...
Rohingya refugee shines at Malaysia learning centre

Rohingya refugee shines at Malaysia learning centre

At age 15, Ishak bears the weight of his family’s expectations. He’s overcome racial discrimination and the additional challenges of his refugee status to become a school football star, a straight-A student and possibly the first person in the family to complete his...

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