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From Kabul with hope: Noor’s journey from Afghanistan to Australia

As the plane moves closer to the earth, Noor Mohammad Ramazan sees the glistening blue, the “very green land”, the “very clear atmosphere”.

It’s a strange feeling arriving in Australia as an Afghan refugee.

  • Nicole Precel
  • Brisbane Times

Touching down in August in “this land of fairytales, this land of wishes and dreams”, 11,000 kilometres from a home you may never return to.

“But especially when … you’re not sure when you are going to see your family again.

Saying goodbye to mum,” he pauses.

He gulps.

“I just left them behind.

Left everything I had in Afghanistan.

I only packed one bag.”

His wife, Masuma Panahi, and…

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