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Mohammad Al-Mansour

“We grew up in a dictatorship. When people need you they are your best friends, but for the rest we grew up in distrust.”

Mohammed Al-Mansour is having a bad month: "My grandmother died in Syria. I basically grew up with her, she was like a mother to me. She had problems with her heart and that’s what killed her. There’s no medical care in Deir ez-Zor anymore, that's the problem." He was distracted, cried sometimes – "not many tears, but a few," – and...

Mohammed Al-Mansour is having ...

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“I want to apologize for being here, because you didn’t invite me and I am walking through your streets.”

“I got off the train in Enschede and looked for a police officer to make myself known as a refugee. But there was no police anywhere. I walked from street to street until I finally found one. That was so different than in Syria, there we have police everywhere. The people on the street here walk so relaxed. They are...

“I got off the train in Ensc...

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