Life stories

These are the 152 life stories of people who have come to Belgium, France, Germany and Italy as refugees over the past 40 years. Meet Muna from Syria, Paul from Venezuela and Nasim from Iran and many others who recorded their life stories for Specially Unknown.

The English transcription of many of the Dutch interviews of Ongekend Bijzonder will gradually be shown here.

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