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Editorial // visAvis #11

BY VISAVIS • FROM #11, 2015 At the time of writing, hundreds of migrants are struggling against drowning off the Libyan coast. This is happening only a few days after a similar tragedy, where another…

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A Few Carrots, Many Sticks

Germany’s cunning strategy to erode the protection of asylum seekers Over the past few years, refugee protests have received much public attention all over Germany and there was hope, finally, that things would improve. Indeed,…

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Amplify our unheard voices

This speech was given on the 22nd of May 2014 in Sund, Norway at a public gathering attended by Sund’s mayor. It addresses the political unrest and human rights abuses in Ethiopia, and draws attention…

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“There is no future for us here”

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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visAvis podcast om Kobani

Kobanis flygtninge i Suruj Del 1 VisAvis møder Jamal på en cafe på Nørrebro, og taler om situationen i omkring Kobani. Situationen inde i Kobani Del 2 Jamal fortsætter sin historie, men fokusere nu på…

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I survived, but my life has stopped

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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Editorial to visAvis #10

BY VISAVIS • ILLUSTRATION FROM THE PROJECT LOVE IS SWEET, BUT CANNOT EAT • FROM #10, 2014 Hello and welcome to visAvis # 10! Our efforts and hopes for this issue are part of an…

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Momentum of the disobedient

Last year on October 6th, Refugee Tent Action set up shop at Oranienplatz in Berlin, physically claiming a space for asylum politics, which were at the time marginalized in Germany. One year onwards visAvis visits…

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