Positively Scottish, February 17 2017 For tens of thousands of refugees who have fled war-torn countries, settling into life in a European city like Berlin is not easy. But Scottish comedian and former DJ Neil Numb is hoping to give them something to laugh about. The 43-year-old from Edinburgh has teamed up with charity arts […]
January 3 2016: Syrian refugees: ‘It feels like we never left our families back in Syria because of the warm welcome we received in Scotland’
Father-of-four Mohammad Ahmad turns to the baby of the family – his youngest son Omar – to ask if he’s happy in Paisley.
November 28 2016: Ein Syrer heilt sein Kriegstrauma mit modernem Tanz
Die Welt / WeltN24, November 28 2015 Auf seiner Flucht nach Deutschland entdeckt der Syrer Omar den modernen Tanz. Seine neue Leidenschaft hilft ihm, den Krieg in seiner Heimat zu verarbeiten. Einige seiner Freunde finden das albern.
October 8 2015: Refugees are part of our communities so we must change the way we think about them
The Evening Times opinion column, October 8 2015 Right now and in the coming weeks refugees will be trying to settle into life in Glasgow and other parts of Scotland.
September 25 2015: Glasgow refugees invited to football match to help them integrate into Scottish life
The Evening Times, September 25 2015 Refugees were given free tickets to a football match to help them integrate into Scottish life.
August 31 2015: Man who fled Libya with seven bullets in his leg backs Scottish campaign to stop violence against women
The Evening Times, August 31 2015 A man who fled to the UK with bullets in his leg after being hunted down by terrorists is backing a Scottish drive to stop violence against women.
August 9, 2015: From Calais to Glasgow, the harrowing stories of the refugees who have made it through the Channel Tunnel
The Sunday Herald, August 9 2015 MONA’S STORY Mother-of-four Mona Hussain left Calais and arrived in Britain by hiding in the back of a lorry with a man and a woman who was six-months-pregnant.
June 10 2015: Glasgow Girls 10 years on, why more needs to be done to improve lives of refugees and asylum seekers
The Evening Times, June 10 2015 They were seven ordinary girls who fought for human rights, helped to change immigration laws and even inspired a musical.
June 7 2015:They fled to Scotland… now refugees fear IS will target their families
The Sunday Herald, June 7 2015 Three refugees share their stories and their fears after escaping to Scotland.
April 26 2015: Stories from the Death Boats of the Mediterranean
The Sunday Herald, April 26 2015 TERROR AT HOME THERE is an Arabic proverb that sums up why refugees flee the Middle East and Africa on the “boats of death”.
March 11 2015: Joy as Syrian family are reunited to start new life
The Evening Times, March 11 2015 A family torn apart by war in Syria are starting a new life after being reunited in Glasgow.
November 9 2014: My brother was murdered when he refused to join Islamic State
The Sunday Herald, November 9 2014 A Syrian refugee whose teenage brother refused to join Islamic State found out he was captured, tortured and murdered by the terror group when photographs of his body were posted on Facebook.