Ali Kharsa is an international relations student at Vanier College. His family fled Syria during the war. After coming to Canada as a refugee, he has become a Canadian citizen. He is also a rapper under the name MC AK.
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Seeing Ukrainians' experience of war brings back my own memories of fleeing Syria
Ali Kharsa says seeing the war in Ukraine has brought his memories of fleeing Syria back to the forefront.
When we were separated fleeing Syria, I feared I'd never see my family again. But now we are safe in Montreal
First we moved to Malaysia, then paid smugglers to travel from Indonesia to Australia. After spending years in detention camps, my father and I finally were able to join my mother and siblings in Canada.