How to get the best out of your waiting time

Waiting time as an asylum seeker can be quite stressful, but I am giving you the recipe for how to “survive” this difficult time in a less excruciating way. In this guide you can find several things to do, to make your waiting time easier. Story and pictures by Mila …

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“Here I can celebrate Easter in the church”

By Danial “I came to Denmark 10 months ago and I was far away from my family. I felt alone in a strange country. But then I found a Christian community in the middle of my tough situation. I still don’t have my family with me, but this community gives …

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Difficult to find Danish friends

An honest story about the challenges and prejudices you meet as a refugee in Denmark, but with tolerance and patience you will find good friends, an Iranian refugee says. By: Hamid Mukhtari Many times I have heard refugees who say: “I want to integrate into the Danish society and have …

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“Why I decided to house two refugees”

Birgitte Nielsen is housing two refugees and is a regular visitor in a Danish asylum center where she teaches Danish culture, language and gives support to the ones who need it.  

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“It is not fair” – Big difference in European countries’ asylum decisions

There is a big difference between the decisions of asylum cases in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. We have asked some of the asylum seekers working at New Times about their reactions to the statistics. Listen here: Read a detailed description of the numbers at Refugees.dk.

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My Refugee shoes and My Refugee Clothes

Art exhibition in Trampoline House is heart touching By: Eden   An art exhibition in Trampoline house opened in March and the art shows war, conflict and victims. Five artists express their experience about the war in their home country and how the western media forgot the war or rejected …

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“I want a ship so I can help children cross the sea”

“My name is Sana and I’m from Iran. I am 8 years old. I came with my dad to Denmark one and half year ago, and now we live in Holte municipality. I like Denmark and go to school everyday. I found a lot of friends in school, and I’m …

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“Last Men in Aleppo” – a heartbreaking documentary

First showed film this year’s CPH:DOX festival is a haunting film about war-stricken Syrians who fight not only for their own lives but also for other children and adults life. They call themselves “The forgotten” but the scenes from the film are almost impossible to forget Review by: Mila This …

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Heroes fighting ISIS with mobile phones

The film “City of Ghosts” reveals the brutality of ISIS in the Syrian city Raqqa. And shows us the heroic civil journalists who risk their lives revealing the truth. By: Robin Ahrenkiel El-Tanany I have never cried in the cinema before. Now I have. And the reason was the tremendous struggle …

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Students help refugees with university applications

A group of students from Roskilde University has started helping refugees with an academic background enter Danish universities fast and smooth By: Hamid Mukhtari    A lot of refugees who are leaving their country because of war, religious, political and personal belief in Denmark are highly educated, but ends up …

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