Ahmed has a thoughtful elegance to him and his black roll neck makes me think he should be playing trumpet in a basement jazz bar somewhere. He hates his teeth though, which are in poor condition after almost four years of living on the road, in railway stations and refugee camps.
Like many of the 57,000 refugees in Greece, Ahmed is waiting to have a future.
We are in Northern Greece in Alexanderia at one of the many refugee sites run by the Greek government and supported by the UNHCR. After the borders with Macedonia closed in March and the EU instated its one-for-one deal with Turkey only two months later, the options for Syrian refugees have become extremely limited.… Seguir leyendo »