“First, I am not a number, but a human. Second, I did not come here because I wanted to, but because I had to. Third, different is not dangerous. And fourth and most important, we need your compassion as much as we need your shelter.”
Nujeen Mustafa’s grueling 16-month journey from Syria to Germany—in a wheelchair at age 16—propelled her to become a powerful advocate for the rights of refugees and for people with disabilities.