In Lesbos, Greece, young Afghan minor refugees bear the heavy burden of unimaginable suffering. Devastated by a catastrophic fire that razed Europe's largest refugee camp, these vulnerable souls, numbering over 12,800, are now left bereft of shelter and hope.
Their stories, haunting and heartrending, speak of nights consumed by terror, fleeing their homeland in desperation, and enduring relentless violence. Stripped of their innocence, these children face further assaults by the very authorities entrusted to protect them—the Greek police, perpetuating a cycle of brutality.
Driven by an unwavering determination to raise awareness, I shared their plight through compelling speeches and seminars held in Hamburg and Berlin. These personal accounts aimed to evoke empathy and ignite a collective response, urging compassionate individuals to join the cause and effect meaningful change.
Recognizing the urgency, we compiled a comprehensive body of work, capturing the agony of these young Afghan refugees, and submitted it to the UNHCR. Our intent is to prompt immediate action and prioritize the protection of these innocent children on the run.
In our relentless pursuit of justice, we remain committed to alleviating their suffering, restoring their stolen childhoods, and offering a glimmer of hope. Together, through empathy and compassion, we can create a world where every child finds safety, security, and the opportunity to thrive.
Reza is only 13 years old, when a Greek Police Officer assaulted him. He is alone and unaccompanied