Kevin Kangi, who is being prosecuted on religious and political grounds back home, could be separated from his family in Russian Federation.
Many people in Moscow already know Francis, a refugee from Congo; in 2013 he was severely assaulted by Nazis which was covered by a lot of media. Now he has a stich from a knife cut across his stomach. Later Francis became one of the characters for a “B&W” photo project of Aleksey Sorin. But none of this changed the distressful situation – the Congolese is still living in shelters.
Civic Assistance Committee has been helping Mgabu for several years now. In 2014 he was doing therapy with a psychologist and decided to write down a short story of his life. We are publishing this text by the author’s permission. Unfortunately Mgabu never got asylum in Russia but his situation is a bit better now; thanks to the Committee’s efforts Mgabu was given a hope to move to another country.
On Thursday 14 July Omar Bashir Haim Adan of Darfur left Russia. His whole life he has done one thing: helping others. But in Sudan he was persecuted and tortured for doing this and in the end he had to flee. For four years Russia did not accept Omar, and it is only now he has found safety – thanks to Civic Assistance, UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration.
First they spat angry words at Remy Bazie. Then they struck him in the face with an iron bar, knocking him unconscious.
The men who jumped the Ivory Coast migrant at a crowded Moscow train station last November did not rob him. But they damaged his jaw to the degree that doctors had to install a metal plate to hold it in place. It took Bazie four months to raise the $3, 600 to undergo surgery.
In May 2010, Boris Desten Missamu’s fellow student beat him up, and afterwards Desten was expelled from the university “for improper behavior”. Thanks to the Civic Assistance Committee, the student was reinstated and earned the degree of bachelor – although in Voronezh.