Camps and Asylum

Stop Deportations – and the demarcation …

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Stop Deportations – and the demarcation between ‘peaceful volunteers’ and ‘violent activists’ Arrests and deportations of rejected asylum seekers takes place in a kind of twilight zone outside the public eye. Stop Deportations is the…

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Danish Asylum Policy Excludes Traumatised Refugees

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the painting was made by a 9 year old girl who was enrolled in RCT in 1993 Danish legislation complicates traumatised refugees’ attempts to obtain asylum and residence permits. Researcher Edith Montgomery has published a…

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Adama: One story many violences

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Here we bring the story about an abused female asylum seeker. The article was brought on the Italian page »migranda« on the international day against violence against women. By Migranda, Associazione Trama di Terre Adama…

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Statement from Afghan asylum seekers in Denmark

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Statement on the occasion of demonstration on the 10th of November from 1pm to 5pm. From the City Hall Square to Christiansborgs Slotsplads. By Afghan Asylum Seekers Dear parliament members, 30 years of war in Afghanistan…

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The First Step Away From Segregation

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First published in The Reykjavík Grapevine 30.5.2011. by Snorri Páll Jónsson Úlfhildarson, No Borders Reykjavik. Words are weapons. Controlling language—the meaning of words, which words exist and which do not—is the ruling powers’ fundamental premise…

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The Journey to Iraq

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Here we bring a desperate account from Iraq wherefrom a rejected asylum seeker writes, a short time after his repatriation, about his deportation from Denmark and his consequent feeling of alienation, incomprehension and inability to…

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Hope for future is power for present

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by Jean Claude Gakimbiri · Illustration: Sara Houmann Mortensen I define hope as “the happy anticipation of good things.”If we don’t have hope in the future we cannot have power in the present. Hope will give…

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Testimonies From A Public Hearing

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Testimonies from The Trampoline House’s Public Hearing. What is wrong with the Danish asylum system? And what can be done to improve it? On May 27, 2011 the user-driven culture house, the Trampoline House, organized…

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Giving Harbor: A Day With Friends On The Quay

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by Sami Sabet · Photo by Paula Nimand Duvå It was a slightly cloudy day and some friends had gathered to discuss an interesting topic. Most of us where Danish, a few of us where refugees…

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