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He crossed nine countries to flee war. And he was just 12 years old.
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The Refugee Council: Gulwali Passarlay was forced to flee his home in Afghanistan when he was just 12 years old. His debut book, The Lightless Sky, charts his perilous journey over land and sea to Britain, where he finally found safety. A tale of fortitude and friendship told through a child’s eyes, Gulwali’s story casts much needed light on the difficult decisions refugees are forced to take about who to trust and how to stay alive against a backdrop of political indifference.
All refugees want is to be treated as humans
Gulwali Passarlay fled Afghanistan and travelled across Europe as a refugee at the age of 12. Ahead of giving the Amnesty International lecture at this year’s Ulster Bank Belfast International Arts Festival, he spoke to Jane Hardy
by Gulwali Passarlay