This is a selection of just some of the powerful online testimonies of people telling their stories of becoming refugees.
Syrians living in Jordan were asked what it means being a refugee. OXFAM
Maliyamungu Gift from South Sudan tells his story of fleeing to DR Congo. UNHCR
Melody from Nigeria tells her story following the death of her parents when she was 10.
Choolip tells his story of fleeing the taliban in Afghanistan.
Syria’s child refugeees. The Guardian
The story of a Syrian man who came to the UK. Contains scenes and descriptions of violence and torture.
Douglas Booth interviews Maya Ghazal, a Syrian pilot who lives in the UK. UNHCR
People of Nowhere, a documentary film from Lesvos by Lior Sperandeo. No dialogue.
Then I Came by Boat, the story of Tri Nguyen’s childhood escape from war in Vietnam.
John Cho speaks the words of a Syrian teacher from a refugee camp. OXFAM
North Star Fading tells the story of four Eritreans escaping violence.
British children take part in a Q&A with children from refugee backgrounds. A Guardian and Observer appeal.
My Bright Kite Freedom of Voice project “I would like to be an architect”
Margot Robbie Tells the Story of a Syrian Refugee’s Law Degree
A short animation looking at the history of humankind and human migration.
The Man Who Fell from the Sky is the stranger than fiction true story of a most extreme journey. In 2015, two men hid in the landing gear of a flight from Johannesburg to London. One fell to his death, the other survived. This documentary, available via Channel 4, sets out to discover the stories of the men involved.