I am [a Human Being]: Local Refugees Tell Their Stories

To mark Refugee Week 2016, Heather, Paul and Charmain were joined on last week’s Friendly Friday Show by Kate and Emily.
Human Being

Back: Kate, Emily and Paul Front: Charmain and Heather

You can use Listen Again if you missed the show.
‘I am [a Human Being]’ is an audio work for local radio by Kate Bevan. It uses the real, interlocking, stories of five refugee women now living in Manchester.
In the recording, five local women – who are not refugees – read the parts and assume the ‘voice’ of a refugee. The five refugee stories unfold as they read, telling tales of seeking safety, searching for dignity and a place to call home.
Harrowing, life threatening situations have forced these brave refugee women to make perilous journeys, leaving familiar surroundings for a future of uncertainty, indeterminate waiting and relocation. Their stories are mixed with pain and hope, the kindness of strangers and their wish for a place to feel safe.
Plus interview with Emily Hayes around people seeking asylum.
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