Seyed: Everything Has Collapsed

Episode 5

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How asylum destroys personal relationships. Documentary by Vaska Trajkovska and Seyed for our Radio Mentoring Project in 2012. With contributions from Freedom from Torture, Medact, MIND & Nafsiyat.

An Iranian asylum seeker talks about his fight to survive against torture in his home country and injustice in the UK. The above episode is a recording from 2010 when we first interviewed Seyed about his life.

“My government took my life. Here, this government took my life and when you look at the past or the future you haven’t got any hope. Everything’s collapsed. Exactly like tsunami or earthquake.”

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