In this special episode produced in collaboration with BEBESEA, Ali Reza Yawari shows us the life of a refugee lost in the middle of a country that doesn’t acknowledge his status as he finds himself through Taekwondo.

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Muhammad, a refugee athlete with a passion for Taekwondo, struggles with his identity in a country where his status is not fully recognized by the government to allow him access to his basic rights. Despite the challenges, he still struggles to find a way to continue his passion.

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This story was produced in collaboration with BEBESEA as part of our Story Fellowship programme. Throughout April and May 2023, we release one story every Wednesday. Make sure to stay tuned!

Ali Reza Yawari is a young writer, filmmaker and refugee rights activist from Afghanistan whose main focuses are on migration, human trafficking, and the refugee situation in Indonesia.

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