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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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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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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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by Kamal Ahamada

Waiting (for the Right) to Return

As we sat down in the courtyard of the Palestinian Circus School, not far from Birzeit University in Ramallah in the Occupied West Bank, to talk with the circus director Shadi about art and theatre,…

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