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Covid Chronicles: A message from Nicola Sturgeon to a Syrian New Scot

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posted on 2022-11-25, 15:46 authored by Ahmad Al-rashidAhmad Al-rashid, Adnan Shamdin

Nicola Sturgeon wishes Adnan Shamdin’s mother a speedy recovery after she has contracted Covid-19. 


Adnan is a Syrian Kurdish refugee who was resettled in Scotland in 2017. Part of Adnan’s family is seeking refuge in Iraqi Kurdistan where the situation remains challenging for many refugees due to the impact of covid-19. The family are from the North East of Syria.


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This material is part of the Covid Chronicles from the Margins project, funded by The Open University and The Hague. The project aims to highlight the impact of the pandemic on refugees, asylum seekers & undocumented migrants.


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