Struggle and Politics

ICARH and the plight of LGBTs in Nigeria

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Nigeria has adopted a range of laws targeting LGBT people. One Nigerian organisation, however, is trying to confront the dire situation by providing healthcare, counselling, and protection of LGBT people. By Loke Bisbjerg Nielsen •…

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Nr. 56: My name is Ekaterina

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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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Waiting for Asylum

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visAvis brings two poems by Reem Zakzouk, a stateless woman of Palestine, born in Saudi Arabia and currently living in Sweden. In her writing she explores questions of exile and belonging, registration versus recognition and…

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“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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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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