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Case Study – Khyaliben’s Story
7th January 2020 |

Case Study – Khyaliben’s Story

Khyaliben fled India and subsequently claimed asylum because the man she fell in love with in the UK was not welcomed by her family as he was of a nationality and faith. This meant that it would be dangerous for her to go back home and live life with family and friends in her home country.

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Case Study – Okot’s Story
7th January 2020 |

Case Study – Okot’s Story

Okot was a refugee living in Wrexham. He was a victim of trafficking and lived alone. He became homeless after losing his accommodation and was facing destitution.

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Case Study – Alia’s Story
7th January 2020 |

Case Study – Alia’s Story

Alia left her home country of Albania in 2014 and was brought to the UK by traffickers, because of fleeing a forced marriage, arranged by her father. Upon arrival, she was met by 2 men who locked her in a room and forced her to work as a prostitute. Later that year she was helped to escape but fell pregnant and was eventually taken to the Home Office where she claimed asylum.

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Case Study – Mustafa’s Story
7th January 2020 |

Case Study – Mustafa’s Story

"I left Syria because of the years of war.  As a young man, I was told by people from both sides of the conflict, that I had to join the war.  I chose not to and as a result of remaining neutral, each side of conflict thought that I was supporting the other, putting my life at risk. People - asylum seekers don't feel safe in their country."

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Case Study – Romy’s Story
3rd December 2019 |

Case Study – Romy’s Story

I was a teacher for 25 years and have worked with hundreds of children and young people. What inspired me to change direction and work at the Welsh Refugee Council was seeing the media images of children from war zones. Their parents were facing an impossible choice: to risk staying in their country of origin where their children’s lives were in danger or to make a potentially lethal journey to escape. It horrifies me that the policies of European countries make it hard to enter safely and legally.

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