Camps and Asylum

My life’s place

“My life’s place” is a project by Babak Inanlou with photos from the former refugee camp in Calais, France. The photos were taken in the beginning of 2016 before the camp was demolished by French…

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Recommendation: Uledsaget

BY VIBEKE NIELSEN • 2018 Uledsaget (Unaccompanied) is a comic book anthology about taking flight, and about life as an unaccompanied young refugee in Denmark. The anthology is the outcome of a collaboration between unaccompanied…

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Ziba’s story

This is the story of my mother, Ziba, and our family’s struggle to be reunited. BY SOLMAZ FARNIAN HAMADANI • ILLUSTRATION BY MARIE BOYE THOMSEN   In 2009 I was allowed to send an invitation to…

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Editorial #13

visAvis #13 is out now! Pick up a printed copy somewhere in Copenhagen. The rest of the magazine will be published online during the next months. BY VISAVIS • PHOTOS BY PAULA DUVÅ • 2018…

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Underground Revolution

They had tied my wrists together behind my back very tightly; the coarse rope almost cut my hands. Somebody was pulling my arms; his hand grabbed my neck just below the knot in the smelly…

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No camps wanted or needed!

Vasilika camp is situated outside of Thessaloniki, in the northern part of Greece. As a part of the European system for dehumanising refugees, the camp is strategically located in a remote and deserted landscape, far…

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Nr. 56: My name is Ekaterina

Ekaterina Lemonjava is a Georgian journalist and migrants’ rights activist who was imprisoned in 2012 in the Polish detention camp Lesznowola: a closed camp for women, children, and families. The same year, she was deported…

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