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A Syrian refugee family’s story

“In our home in Damascus, I lived with my wife, our children, my parents, siblings and their family,” begins Aamir, a 29-year-old, Stateless Palestinian that arrived in Bangkok nearly two... Read More
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Marco’s Story

Marco never expected for his life to change so dramatically over such a short period of time. As a gay activist in Cuba, he suffered from constant harassment by the police. The harassment gradually... Read More
Nitsan Tal Asylum Access Woman Refugee
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Elena: inspiring others through her work

Written by Program Associate Laura Parker  Published February 2014. Asylum Access empowers refugee communities by training key individuals so they can provide basic legal advice and facilitate... Read More
Gemma Caldwell Refugees in Tanzania
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Peter’s Story

Peter was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where he lived with his wife and three young children. He was a local political leader associated with the dominant political... Read More
Asylum Access Refugee Rights
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Miriam’s Story

“Oh my God! I don’t even know where to start. I have so much to thank Asylum Access Tanzania for. The trainings we have been receiving about our rights, the legal assistance my family and I received,... Read More
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Thivya’s Story

Despite being granted refugee status by the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR), many refugees in Bangkok still fear arrest and detention. Thivya and her family were arrested... Read More