Stories from people on the move

Fatema Rasoli stand on a mountain top with arms streched out.

Running the Human Race

I run and run. Kilometre after kilometre. Higher and higher up the mountains. Top after top. Maybe in a desperate attempt to escape from memories that I have tried to suppress these last years. Memories that are coming back when seeing Talibans on the streets of Kabul and Afghanistan. I was born under Taliban rule, …

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A new beginning

– I was happy in Sweden, had friends who loved me and a clear vision about my future. After a long time I had finally started to feel at home again, but then all that collapsed and I became all alone, again, says Arash Khawari. – As a child my dream was to become a …

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My Name is Basira

“I paint to express what I feel deep inside, the passion for living in freedom, the love of nature and the art of being human. To me, what race and gender you have doesn’t matter, or the boundaries that religion and tradition require. I reach out beyond borders and nations to make friends and show …

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Who Killed Reza?

He closes the door to his apartment, takes off his shoes and jacket in the corridor before going into the living room. He sits on his armchair and opens his iPad to play  The Search by NF. After a minute he gets up, goes to the kitchen and drinks a glass of cold water.  – …

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