Waad Al Kallas

My name is Waad Al Kallas, I am a Syrian journalist and a political refugee in France for 3 years now.

I was forced to flee my country in order to escape the repression of the Syrian regime.

This project touched me deeply due to the fact that I am a refugee and so it is my duty to raise awareness in our society, regarding the situation of some many refugees who live in a host country.

Due to the fact that we are refugees we are vulnerable, but we also have a lot of potential to become useful and active in our host countries.

Working with Issues Without Borders offered me the opportunity to discover their sense of humanity and this gave me a lot of courage to continue my path. The members of the team first of all surrounded me with love.

I think that together with them we can improve the perception regarding refugees in Europe.