These People Had To Flee Their Countries, But Now They Have A Voice To Tell Their Stories

Everyone who has negative feelings toward refugees should see this.

This new Facebook page and photo project is celebrating the lives of refugees and migrants. 

Inspired by Humans of New York, the New Humans of Australia project share portraits and positive stories of refugees and migrants that are currently living in Australia. 

The Facebook page was started at the end of last month and already has more than 30,000 likes. The project gives refugees the opportunity to tell their heartbreaking and beautiful stories to an audience that wouldn't otherwise hear them. 


Here are some of their stories:

1. Freddy from Indonesia: Been in Australia 6 years

2. Roda from Ogaden: Been in Australia 8 years

3. Hassan from Iraq Kurdistan region: Been in Australia 17 years

4. Naseer from Iraq and Iran: Been in Australia 15 years

5. Saira from Pakistan: Been in Australia 5 years

6. Bich Thuy from Vietnam: Been in Australia 25 years

7. Jack from the United States: Been in Australia 18 years

8. Laure-Elise from France and Tasos from Greece: Been in Australia 1.5 years

9. Yuan Zhang from China: Been in Australia 26 years

10. Saira from Pakistan: Been in Australia 5 years

11. Hassan from Afghanistan: Been in Australia 16 years

(H/T: BuzzFeed

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