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Eric Tanner Asylum Access Tanzania
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Suzanne’s story

When Suzanne was just a girl, armed militias displaced her family from their home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As a teenager, she witnessed her father’s murder and was forcibly married... Read More
Tanzania Refugees Livelihoods
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John’s Story

John came to the Asylum Access office in Dar Es Salaam with a unique request. He wanted us to keep his savings. After escaping from a brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he lived... Read More
Kate Meehan Africa
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Ahmad’s Story

Ahmad, a 32-year old Somali from Mogadishu, grew up in a Somalia that already torn by violence and instability. As a university student in 2006, Ahmad had the opportunity to work with a nongovernmental... Read More
Ecuador map Asylum Access
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Carlos – A Refugee’s Testimony

We met Carlos in a border town in Colombia, where he told us why refugee legal status matters. He also had a message to government decision-makers on how they could enable self-sufficiency for... Read More
Lesbian refugee testimony Asylum Access
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Mary’s Story – A Refugee in Bangkok

Mary and her partner were persecuted because they were two women in love. Asylum Access helped them find a safe home where they could live a life without fear. We provide legal assistance to refugee... Read More