2016 Outstanding Peace Activist
Date of Birth: 1 January 1962
Place of Birth: Amuda, Syria
Year granted award: 2016
Award Category: Outstanding Peace Activist
Work Title: Volunteer at Hall 6 in Luxexpo
Halim Abdoulrazzak was born 1 January 1962 in Amuda, Syria. He was the 41st refugee to arrive in Hall 6, Luxembourg in 2015. He has been a volunteer, working with Musicare and the Red Cross, to help refugees settle in their newly adopted countries. In Syria, Halim was an antique dealer.
The smiling face at the end of a long journey
Syrian antiques dealer Halim Abdoulrazzak’s friendly smily face is a welcome ray of sunshine for the displaced people who first arrive in Luxembourg.