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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Having a baby

By: Paiwand  “Everything about my husband was annoying me. He told me you are pregnant, but I didn’t want to believe in that. So I decided to take a test. And when I find out I am pregnant, I just screamed and calling my husband. I was so surprised. Because …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Balancing homosexuality and religion

By: Danial “I came to Denmark 11 months ago. My colleagues and family accidently found out that I am gay, and I had to flee from Afghanistan because of that. In Afghanistan I studied theology and I have written five books about my religion, Islam. My religion rejects homosexual desire …

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New magazine out: Winter 2016

New Magazine out! Read our interview with the Danish Minister of Integration and meet a succesful man who fled to Denmark 26 years ago – he explains his views on integration and gives good advice on how to integrate in Danish society. This and much more in our latest – …

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Video: New Times journalists on the American election

The outcome of the American presidential election has been a big topic of discussion in the New Times editorial room as well as all over the world. In this video, two of our journalists share their opinion on Trump becoming the new president.

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“Now I know what to do in the future”

The artist group “Art at Work” held a workshop teaching the participants how to present themselves in a professional context in Dianalund asylum centre. By Sadik Baran The artist group “Art at Work” consists of Zuki who is from South Africa, Leila who has Brazilian/Danish background, Brandon who is American …

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Demonstration against brutality in Ethiopia

Yesterday more than 300 people of the ethnic groups from Oromo, Amhara and Ogaden in Ethiopia demonstrated in front of the Danish Parliament. The demonstration raised awareness about breaking of the human rights in the Ogaden Region in the Southeastern part of Ethiopia. By: Eden                 …

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

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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“Venligboerne” build bridges in Dianalund

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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Many people showed up for Open House in Roskilde Asylum Centre

It turns into a bright sunny day on 14 August, 2016 after raining heavily last night. Red Cross staff are working hard on setting up the tents for delicious food and various activities early in the morning. It is the Open House Day for the Roskilde Asylum Centre. By Marion …

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