Migration and Borders

“If in Our Country”, The Policeman Said

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By Ali Ali • December 2015 A “Syrian Swede”, whose status was complicated further by being a policeman, happened to check my documents at the Swedish border today. I gave him my passport, but his…

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Reflections on War and Home

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The words ‘home’ and ‘repatriation’ are widely used in the public debate, but the meaning of these words is rarely elaborated on. Starting from experience from the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, this text attempts…

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Trapped in Identity

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By Ali Ali (aka Aab) • Illustration by Hilal Can • From #11, 2015 I used to call myself “a world citizen”. Here in Prague, I have been faced with nationalistic ridicule and real-life mockery.…

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In the Face of Hate

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By Riema Ali and Ali Ali (Aab) • Illustration by Casper Øbro • From #11, 2015 A: Wars, discrimination, terrorism and racism. In the whole world it is all going in the same direction. I…

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Indtryk fra grænsen mellem Serbien og Kroatien

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I ingenmandslandet mellem Serbien og Kroatien Af Beata Hemer, Frederik Johannisson, Kirstine Mose, Lise Olivarius, Nanna Hansen og Paula Bulling • September 2015 Eftermiddagssolen skinner på vejen, der går gennem den lille serbiske landsby Berkasovo få…

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“There is no future for us here”

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It is not the first time that Hanan and her husband Mohammad head towards the coasts of Europe, since they both left Syria a little more than a year ago. Six months ago they were…

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I survived, but my life has stopped

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BY ALI • ILLUSTRATION BY YILDIZ ARSLAN • FROM #10, 2014 I live in a camp waiting for nothing. I’m a rejected asylum seeker. I have been in Denmark for two years and one month…

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