Jewish nurse and African basketball star’s bond of courage

Posted on May 22, 2011

One is an 86-year-old Jewish woman who escaped the Holocaust, the other a 22-year-old African. But their shared ordeal in fleeing terror and finding a safe haven in Scotland means there is a bond between Rosa Sacharin and Christian Kasubandi. They met for a new film – Courage:60 Years of the UN Refugee Convention -made to mark Refugee Week next month. Rosa, who fled Nazi Germany weeks after Hitler launched his onslaught against her people, met Christian in Glasgow where they both live.

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