New Neighbours

Young refugees from across Europe guest edit VICE.com.

New Neighbours

What I Learned Trying to Become a Pro Footballer in the UK

I think you have to be a bit faster and stronger, if you want to play professionally in Europe.
Helal Al Baarini
5.29.17
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Schnitzel and Institutional Racism: Afghan Teens on Life in Europe

"I have experienced war and now I need a quiet life. Please don't judge me because of that."
Paul Donnerbauer
5.29.17
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I'm Better at Parkour Than You, Bruv

My entire life revolves around the fact that I am a refugee, but parkour helps me forget the stuff that I can't forget otherwise.
Talal Akkasheh
5.29.17
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How to Make a Birthday Cake for Some Lovely Swedish People

Reza from Afghanistan baked his guardian, Marina, a cake to say "Cheers for helping out!"
Reza, as told to Caisa Ederyd
5.29.17
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All the Gaffes I've Made Since Arriving in the UK

I'd never been to a big shopping centre before. How was I supposed to know you're not allowed to take your trousers off?
Mohamed Muumin
5.29.17
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I Escaped Syria but I Can't Escape European Bureaucracy

Which is why I developed an app to help other refugees like myself deal with the Dutch authorities.
Mohab *
5.29.17
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On Fleeing Egypt and Studying Filmmaking in France

The repression of my homosexuality and the brutality of the Egyptian regime pushed me to leave Cairo forever.
Ahmed Sleiman
5.29.17
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How a Wrestling Club Became My New Home in Germany

Although my teammates and I speak different languages, we are a team.
Mustafa Alabsullah
5.29.17
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The Books that Helped Me Come to Terms with the Horrors of War

As I started reading, the screaming and the sirens began to fade into the background.
Mia Z.
5.29.17
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When Europeans and Refugees Party Together

When you celebrate holidays from different cultures, there is basically no end to the party.
Mahmoud Al Abdallah
5.29.17
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How to Be Fashionable on a Budget

"I might not have an ID card or any other documents, but fashion is my way of saying: 'I am Abdoullaye, this is who I am.'"
Abdoullaye, as told to Giuseppe Francaviglia
5.29.17
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EastEnders Helped Me Integrate In British Society

One of the hardest challenges I faced when I first arrived in the UK was the language barrier. Thank God for my teachers, my foster family and soap operas.
Farid Saleh
5.29.17