“Whatever the country, I can make a life there”

Meet Sedighe Abbasi – a refugee woman and program facilitator for The Azadi Project’s support group sessions held in Lesvos. Written by Jenny Barruol, interview by Annachiara Ruzzetta June 12, 2021 LESVOS, GREECE: I met Sedighe Abbasi for the first time during an Azadi group session inMytilini. It was my first day working for The […]

MORIA’S UNACCOMPANIED MINORS WEILD THE POWER OF A PENCIL

By Alison Waldman November 2020 “I think I’ll need to change my name if I ever get to the US. It may frighten people,” was the first thing fourteen-year-old Jihad said to me. As an unaccompanied minor, his name was his only remaining connection to his parents and former life in Syria, both of which […]