Sarah Mardini is a Syrian refugee. In 2015, she left Syria with her sister, Yusra, to seek a better life in Europe.
Sarah Mardini is a Syrian refugee. In 2015, she left Syria with her sister, Yusra, to seek a better life in Europe. A couple of years later, Sarah was arrested on several false charges. What was the real reason they arrested her? For helping refugees at Moria Refugee Camp on the island of Lesvos in Greece. If charged, she could face 25 years in prison. Sarah gives so many damns!
During our chat, we talked about her upbringing in Syria, her love for swimming, how and why she was arrested, and so much more.
- Watch "How I was arrested for handing out blankets to refugees” — Sarah’s first TEDx talk.
- Watch “Shore Talk” — Sarah’s second TEDx talk.
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