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Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee stories

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Yuol’s story

Yuol grew up in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, before coming to Australia and starting his own youth organisation.

Jean’s story

Jean left the conflict in Burundi alone as a young man and came to Australia from a refugee camp in Tanzania.

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Anisa’s story

Anisa, as a member of the Ba'hai community in Iran, faced persecution before she came to Australia as a young person.