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“Better to learn from each other than fear each other”

Gallery owner Tina Lorien. (Photo: Longfei Wong)

Tina Lorien, a gallery owner in Copenhagen, warns about the tone of the dialoge about refugees in Denmark By Marion Chen “I am so happy to be the part of the Artival, the Immigrant Art,” says Tina Lorien, the owner of the Gallerie Lorien in Copenhagen. At the very beginning, …

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Syrian Artist Inspires People To Help Syrians


Syrian artist has his pictures on display in Copenhagen. He hopes his art can help his people in Syria By Marion Chen Saif Aldeen Tahhan, 26 years old, is a Syrian artist, who escaped from the war and came to Denmark in September, 2014. Saif is now working as an …

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New magazine out


Our great writers provide you with a number of interesting articles worth a few minutes of your time.  By: Robin Ahrenkiel El-Tanany, Editor For instance, you can have a look at some of the most important details in the Government’s new proposals for asylum tightenings, get an insight in a single mother’s regrets about putting her son in danger …

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Exiled journalists in Denmark: These are the keys to good integration

Syrian refugee Khaled, who among others spoke at the event.

By: Bahr Jasim As part of «  Velkomstfesten 2016 », the organization, Crossing Borders (CB), had organized a short workshop “Voices of journalists across borders”  of 45 minutes in order to give exiled journalists space to talk from their own experience of the obstacles to integration in the Danish society. The …

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Trampoline House still in risk of closing in 2017


The house needs money to stay open after December 2016 By Eden Director Morten Goll and fundraiser Nanna Jochumsen are stressed because the Trampoline House will only stay open until the end of this year. Then the private donations and private funding will be too small. The house can survive …

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Today is the international day of the dissapeared

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Many people have lost contact with their lost ones during their escape from their home countries. Aslan from Afghanistan is one of them. He now puts hope in Red Cross’ tracing service, which helps hundreds of relatives to be reunited all over Europe every year. By Marion Chen Calm, gentle …

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“Culture is a potential weapon for integration”


A big gathering of artists and culture people in Mors started its opening at 2pm on 25th, August, 2016. This is well known as the Cultural Summit, Kulturmødet, in Denmark, which has almost the same impact as the Folkmødet in Denmark. The Cultural minister Bertel Haarder attended the opening and …

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“Venligboerne” build bridges in Dianalund

The party was held in Dianalund library on the 10th of July 2016. Photo: Hala

The civil group “Venligboerne” arranges many activities for the asylum seekers and refugees in Dianalund. The reactions from the participants are overwhelmingly positive. By: Hala  Dianalund is a beautiful and quiet city in Zealand, which has an asylum center who received refugees. The people of Dianalund are very kind to …

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Bike repairing asylum seekers bring smiles in Dianalund

The asylum seekers in front of their new workshop. Photo: Hala

Two refugees spend their waiting time on repairing old bikes. It makes them happy to see the smile of children when they get a bike to play with. By: Hala Biland Shabak from Iraq and Poyenda Alimmy from Afghanistan are asylum seekers in Dianalund asylum center. They have decided to …

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