Episode 5: “Youssef, Part I”

  • March 25, 2024
  • With a flare for acting and the arts, Youssef assumed the role of activist as he entered university in his home city of Faiyum, Egypt. In so doing, he campaigned to keep the university environment safe, even as a new wave of dictatorship gripped the country. He also became a target for the new regime and was detained and imprisoned. Upon his release and after long discussions with friends and family, it became clear he'd have to leave his homeland and become a refugee.
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