Detalle Publicación

Nujeen Mustafa: Syrian Refugee Defying Labels on TEDx
Libro: New Forms of Self-Narration: Young Women, Life Writing and Human Rights
Lugar de Edición: Cham
Editorial: Palgrave Macmillan
Fecha de publicación: 2020
Página Inicial - Final: 93 - 110
ISBN: 978-3-030-46419-6
Resumen: This chapter is the perfect companion to the preceding one, as it features the case of a Syrian girl who also left the country under strenuous circumstances and relocated as refugee elsewhere. Both life-writing projects may be read side by side to gauge the strategies at work by these two activists whose competing title as ¿the girl from Aleppo¿ is at stake. Instead of precluding each other¿s testimony, their voices denounce the situation in Syria and the individual and collective ramifications of leaving their country behind. Born with cerebral palsy, Nujeen Mustafa¿s journey into Europe was featured by mainstream media. Nujeen¿also a household name¿is most famous for her public speeches advocating for the need to move beyond labeling people as numbers, migrants, refugees.