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  • No, my artist.

  • Not come on.

  • As he waits to be bussed to a refugee camp in Sudan, Karume plays a song for a handful of fellow Ethiopian passengers having escaped fighting in Tigre region.

  • The Karar, a traditional stringed instrument, is one of his few possessions.

  • It's kind of special, because if I ever feel sad, I just used the instrument to express how I feel.

  • Yeah, sometimes when someone doesn't understand you, you can use music to talk to them.

  • The mechanical engineering student who dreams one day of becoming a musician or a singer crossed a border river at Sudan's Hamdi.

  • It was being transferred to Mark Uber on Tuesday after tea grades.

  • Conflict broke out last month.

  • He says his home was looted, but the robbers did not take the instrument and a friend went back to rescue it.

  • Possessions are not the only thing.

  • The 20 year old has lost weight.

  • My whole family has been separated.

  • I don't know where they are now s.

  • Ever since the war started in the beginning of November, we were separated from each other and there's no network in Ethiopia s so that's why I can't find them E communications remain largely cut.

  • Access to Tigre is tightly restricted, making it difficult to verify reports of ongoing clashes.

  • Despite Prime Minister Abiomed declaring a military operation over, he's urged the more than 45,000 people who fled to Sudan to return for Karume.

  • His time in one of Sudan's refugee camps has just begun, and it's not clear how long it will last.

No, my artist.

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Music comforts a refugee without his family

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/03
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