Clara Hachmann interviewed a refugee from Mali about his experiences.
The closing of the Serbo-Hungarian border in October 2015 caused a massive influx of refugees seizing their last chance to make it into the European-Union through Hungary. Katharina* (54), housewife and mother of three children in Munich decided in October 2015 to go to the Serbo-Hungarian border to offer her help to the refugees.
She agreed to share her experience with us in this interview.
Karina and Biljana left their countries – Kosovo and Montenegro – in order to start a new peaceful life. After living more than a decade in Germany, both women still remember the bureaucratic obstacles, the fear of the first time and their inner wish to return one day.
After two years of waiting for a job as a nurse in her home country, Laura decides to take a crucial decision: She moves to Germany although she doesn´t speak the language properly and although she is completely left on her own.
Youth Council for the Future member Clara was invited to participate at the “World Forum for Democracy” in Strasbourg in November 2014. It was initiated by the Council of Europe and it focused on the debate how to make young people engage in parliamentary elections. Her impressions here …