Having fled the war and torture of the Assad regime in Syria, I now call the UK home.
Intolerance is a danger. It’s Hate Crime Awareness Week (10-17 October), so let us challenge the relentless anti-migrant narratives that are being viciously spread by the far-right.
They are targeting migrants and see those vulnerable people coming across in small boats and “ruining the British culture”. I urge you all to not believe any of this.
Aside from culture, religion and race, we are all human and hatred is not the answer. Let the pandemic be a chance to reset our approach to refugees and foster a mutual respect for everyone in this country.