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Avnstrup on strike: Eight problems and demands

BY WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS • OCTOBER 2020 The residents of Deportation Center Avnstrup joined our voices together to create a list of eight problems and demands that express why we choose to strike and protest the…

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Six bullet holes

BY VAHID EVAZZADEH • ILLUSTRATION BY SIMON VÆTH • 2018 She sobs and begs them to give her her son. It’s been two hours now that she has been repeating the same sentence. The young…

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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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BORDER – a collective poem

Written by the participants at a series of creative writing workshops which took place in the Trampoline House during Spring 2016. Collected by Liv Nimand Duvå I live on the border between the I and…

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Keeping warm in cold country

When you exit the metro at Christianshavn in Copenhagen you see a number of statues known as the Greenland Monument. They were made from red granite by the Danish sculptor Svend Rathsack after he had…

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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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Burning the strait

Can migration and literature be mutually generating ways of escaping reality? Is the paperlessness of undocumented migrants a liberation from constricting identity, or does it rather result in painful identity crises? How is the boat…

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