TEAM RPM LEGT VIRTUEEL DE WEG AF VAN IDLIB NAAR MAASTRICHT

[This is an article by Nacht van de Vluchteling. To get to the original piece, click here]   16-06-2020 | 09:00 “Refugees are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, with the same hopes and ambitions as us—except that a twist of fate has bound their lives to a global refugee crisis on an unprecedented scale.” — Khaled Hosseini Het Refugee Project Maastricht (RPM) werd begin 2015 gestart door UM-studente Aurelia…

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Nowrooz

My name Saeed. I am from Iran. This month is RPM's fifth anniversary. I would like to introduce you to the celebrations of another culture and would love to tell you about how we celebrate in Iran. Its name is Nowrooz and it starts at the beginning of spring. In fact, it is also the first day of the Iranian year. I had very good experiences with it and…

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‘A highly individual journey’: Ramadan under lockdown

Praying and breaking the fast together are important elements of Ramadan. How do muslims experience Ramadan in times of lockdown? For the Belgian newswebsite MO*, writer and RPM volunteer Wim Peumans interviewed Onur, who migrated from Turkey to Belgium. For Onur the experience of Ramadan has become highly individualized, especially during the current  anti-virus measures. Artist Mounir Eddib (@geniuschild) drew a portrait to accompany Onur's story.   'My earliest…

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