Migration and Borders

Refugee Label Obliterates Personal Identity

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When an individual is transformed into a ’refugee,’ great personal consequences follow in terms of the way in which the surrounding society regards this individual. Despite very different personalities and backgrounds, individuals are portrayed as…

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roskilde festival

Roskilde Festival 2012

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In the summer of 2012 visAvis went to the Roskilde Festival. We wrote articles every day which were then displayed on our newspaper-wall. In this way we were able to maintain a dialogue with the…

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Mia Isabel Edelgart

First Year Immigrant

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by Noura Bittar • Illustration by Mia Isabel Edelgart So it has been a year. God, I feel it has been a thousand years. I had heard a lot about the first year as an…

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If The Sea Could Talk - by Casper Øbro

If the Sea Could Talk

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Imagine if the sea could talk. Unfortunately it is impossible, but if possible this would be the time to lend our ears to different sounds, cries and songs but also to the many testimonials filled…

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No Border Camp 2011

An account from No Borders camp 2011

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An account from No Borders Camp 2011, Siva Rika, Bulgaria: This year’s No Borders Camp took place in Bulgaria, a country with a horrifying history of alienation and persecution. But hundreds of international activists are trying…

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Death Celebration

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Somalia is heavily afflicted by the group Al-Shabab whichbrainwashes children and engages in terror. The countryis one of the most unsafe places in the world from wheremillions of people have been driven into exile. by…

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Transnational motherhood

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More and more children are left in the care of relatives, friends, or professionals when their mom cross borders to seek places where there are more jobs to find and where the salaries are higher.…

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