Nine Months Pregnant, I Boarded a Plane

My husband is raising our three daughters and our son in a camp in Greece without me.

I Have Never Known Peace

We have had war in Afghanistan since before I was born

I Was Thinking of Suicide

I am a lonely woman with two children.

My Father was a Member of the Taliban

Because I am almost fourteen and the oldest son, I am responsible for our family.

The Taliban Slaughtered Gay Men like Animals

It was hard to be gay in my country. You can’t live as a [free] man.

I Left because of Religious Conflict

I wanted to stay in Africa, but I wanted my life to be secure, so I came to Europe.

In Libya Life is No Good

The first day I came to Italy, I had a friend, an Italian friend.

The Journey: We Awoke to Find Planes Bombing Above Us

Our life was very good. We were very comfortable and happy.

We Just Want Peace

I don’t want my children to live in war.

I Produced Media Against the Taliban

I graduated with a degree in journalism and joined the Afghan police force.
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