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February 17 2017: Helping refugees in Berlin – it’s no joke, but a Scots comedian is doing his bit

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… Continue reading February 17 2017: Helping refugees in Berlin – it’s no joke, but a Scots comedian is doing his bit

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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. Omar Meslem Ikrose sitzt in einem Café in Osnabrück und trinkt Kiba. Mit Hunderttausenden seiner Landsleute teilt der… Continue reading November 28 2016: Ein Syrer heilt sein Kriegstrauma mit modernem Tanz

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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. Alaa Alkhalef, who fled to ­Scotland from war-ravaged Syria nearly two years ago, was distraught when she… Continue reading November 9 2014: My brother was murdered when he refused to join Islamic State

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September 9, 2014: Asylum seekers locked out of homes

The Evening Times, September 9 2014 Vulnerable asylum seekers are being locked out of their homes and left destitute without warning, it was claimed today. Campaigners claim that Orchard & Shipman, the housing provider which works on behalf of Serco and the Home Office, is routinely performing lock changes on the homes of people who… Continue reading September 9, 2014: Asylum seekers locked out of homes