Posts Tagged: Iran

Hussain Kazemian: A former Shia militia member seeks asylum in Finland

Migrant Tales insight: This story below, written by Hussain Kazemian, an Afghan living in Finland, was of a countryman called Sadr, 27, who spoke on condition of anonymity about his failed request for asylum in Finland. He got his first rejection from the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) in spring 2016. Sadr appealed, but the administrative court  overturned

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The manager of the Keuruu asylum reception center prohibits religious and cultural celebrations – is this the Finnish way of welcoming newcomers?

Migrant Tales continues to interview sources who know about the Keuruu asylum reception center, where the Afghan asylum seekers claim to be treated in a disrespectful manner. One of the many gripes that some asylum seekers have against the reception center manager, Rasul Azizan, is that he imposes the rules like “a dictator,” is that no religious or cultural celebrations can be held at the center.

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Migrant Tales Literary: تب Fever

By Dana زارم مکن،خوارم مکن،از غصه بیمارم مکن    شلاق را از من جدا،زخمی و بر دارم مکن Don’t feel sorry for me, don’t degrade me, don’t make me feel any sicker from my sorrow Don’t whip me, don’t injure me, don’t send me to the gallows. دیو خموش تیره راخجلان و زندان میکنم      آب خنک

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Migrant Tales Literary: ترکم مکن Don’t leave me

‎ ای رازهای زندگی ترکم مکن، ای امید سبز ترکم مکن، ای ایمان ابدی با من بمان،ا ی آهنگ خوش صدایم پرواز کن، پرواز، مرا با خود ببر به دوردست هایی که نامش ایران است. به سرزمینی کی ریشه ام آنجا مانده است، به خانه ای که مادرم را دارد ، به اتاقی که پدرم

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