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Ismail the invisible homeless in Termini

Ismail regrets coming to Italy, from Tunisia. He says “it was the worst decision” of his life. Here he had an accident, one year ago, that left him unable to work. Alone and broke as he is, he spends most of his time in Termini railway station, looking for some …

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Aurica, Italian from Moldavia

“I used to hate Rome and Italy, until I came back from my Erasmus in Paris, that’s when I started to appreciate the country I lived in”, tells us Aurica, a Moldavian born Italian activist and social worker that Francesco Conte interviewed in Termini for the Ymobility series.  YMOBILITY is the …

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Goodbye Rome, I go back to Bangladesh

“The biggest obstacle here is bureaucracy, but I still will miss Rome, it’s become my home”, Bangladesh born Bikash tells us, “I have to marry back in Bangladesh now, and at this point it’s better I stay near my family, also because I couldn’t afford supporting a family here”. video: Fran …

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The only Chadian of Rome

Suleyman comes from Chad. He was a little over 17 when he arrived in Italy in the nineties, before I was even born. I meet him for the first time in front of his house. Which is practically around the corner from my house. How strange that I had never …

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Opa opa, Balkanik duo live in TerminiTV

OPA OPA aka INVASIONI BALCANICHE is a project born in 2011 in Rome when the poet/performer Jonida Prifti (Albania) meets the musician/producer Iva Stanisic (Serbia). At the beginning they make parties and musical selections of traditional and modern tunes from their countries including pop, hip hop, turbo folk and tallava. …

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Among pro Duterte Filipinos in Rome

Originally published on our weekly feature on Italian magazine Internazionale, a short reportage by TerminiTV founder Francesco Conte, about a group of Filipino political enthusiasts who support Philippines’ new President, Rodrigo Duterte, all the way from Rome, Italy. Please see the Italian version of this page for a full article …

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Sicilian with almond eyes

Elvira was adopted when she was only 12 days old, and she’s one of the founders of “Questa è Roma”, an association dedicated to youths of foreign origin living in Rome. video: Valerio Maggio

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An Iranian in Rome

Saghar is an Iranian food and photographer blogger. She tells us about the bet that took her to Italy, and about her life in between the two countries. video by Valerio Maggio

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