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»Refugees never leave home because they like to«

Many Danes have no contact with refugees. According to a volunteer, this can create misunderstandings and mistrust in society towards asylum seekers in Denmark By: Hamid Mukhtari Many Danes volunteer to help refugees and asylum seekers. One of them is Marianne Kampmann from Virum, who works as a volunteer in Lyngby …

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Mania

By: Paiwand I came to Denmark in the beginning of 2016. I was just a 23-year old girl, and I had never been away from my family before. Now, I was going to live alone for the first time, and I didn’t even know for how long. I came from …

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I never thought it would happen again

By Mila I had lost my hope for everything. Hope for waking up happily the next morning, hope for a good future, and hope for love. The only thing I had on my mind was my two daughters whom I was taking care of all alone. I never thought that …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Ali

By: Paiwand »When we first came to Denmark, we felt so foreign and alone. I couldn’t speak English or Danish, but that was until we met some nice, Danish people. They became our good friends and helped us improve our language. Also, we didn’t feel lonely anymore, and this made …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Hassan

By: Paiwand »My name is Hassan, and I’m 22 years old. I live in Denmark with my mom and my brother. My life has been difficult since my childhood. We are from Iraq, but Saddam Husseins government exiled us to Iran. Besides being removed against our will, the Iranian government …

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The hopes of an Afghan mother

By Danial  »I came to Denmark 10 months ago with my husband and my disabled child after leaving our home country Afghanistan. We had to leave because of an occupation of our city by the Taliban. So many bombs and killings. In Denmark, we receive medical care, and our daughter, …

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Welcome Festival builds up networkd for refugees in Denmark

  With music, a warm welcome speech and big wooden letters saying “WELCOME FESTIVAL 2016”, Europe’s largest Welcome Party for refugees was launched in Copenhagen the 10th of September to create new job opportunities for asylum seekers in Denmark By Marion Chen Stands created by different NGO’s was placed side …

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Welcome Festival builds up network for refugees in Denmark

With music, a warm welcome speech and big wooden letters saying “WELCOME FESTIVAL 2016”, Europe’s largest welcome party for refugees was launched in Copenhagen the 10th of September. The expectation is to create new job opportunities for asylum seekers in Denmark By Marion Chen Stands created by different NGO’s were …

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The Danish Refugee Council at the Folkemøde

The Danish Refugee Council is working with international communication. We met Maya, who is working at the Refugee Council to a debate about integration, politics and asylum seekers By Eden Her name is Maya. She is from the Danish Refugee Council, and she is working with communication international fare. “The …

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Grandparents For Asylum at the Folkemøde in Allinge

New Times went to the Folkemøde in Allinge to interview members of Grandparents for Asylum. They will continue to help asylum seekers and refugees – Even though the Government does not share their viewpoints  By Eden »We’re against the centers for rejected asylum seekers. Families and children shouldn’t have to be …

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