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Multicultural Dinner Party

A Multicultural Dinner Party organised by the Copenhagen Volunteers was attended overwhelmingly On the eve of 28th of November a Multicultural Dinner Party was held  by Copenhagen Volunteers in Copenhagen. The event was rightly given the tiltle, “ Taste the World”. Pakistani Dish Being a member of Copenhagen Volunteers, I also cooked …

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Get Balanced With yoga

By doing yoga for fifteen days, you can reduce stress and gain new energy. The lives of asylum seekers are full of uncertainties, hopelessness, upheavals and stress. Consequntly, asylum seekers become prone to mental stress, depression, insomnia, and anguished behaviour. Our motivation for writing this article is to spread awareness …

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Haunted by memories

Many refugees experience trauma along their journey from their own country to the resettlement center, often people undertake travel at the risk of their lives and are forced to travel in inhumane conditions until many died for example in the sea before arriving in Europe. As refugees, who have to …

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Autumn 2012

In this magazine you can read an interview with reggae musician Wafande and learn about his hopes for better treatment of asylum seekers and refugees in Denmark. You can also read about a former refugee who now helps foreigners in Denmark finding jobs, and of course many other interesting stories …

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38 arrested in Sandholm

38 were arrested, many of whom were not asylum seekers but illegal immigrants. The police did not find any hard drugs, but confiscated 80 grams of hash. Some of the parents at the center were concerned about their children’s reactions with so many police officers and police cars. But most …

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Better conditions for asylum seekers

Asylum seekers can still live in Sandholm and other centres. But now they may also choose to live outside the centres. And to work. The government has just concluded a new asylum agreement with the support of Enhedslisten and Liberal Alliance. New Times brings you the most important headlines of the agreement.

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Better conditions for asylum seekers

 You now have the opportunity to live and work outside the centre six months after your arrival in Denmark. However, you need to meet some conditions.  Only regular jobs with approved working conditions are accepted. It is not possible to start your own company.  There are three different options if …

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Wafande: On His Life and Hope for Refugees

Wafande Jolivel Zahor is a leading reggae, hip-hop and soul musician in Denmark. His music is produced by the legendary Danish musician and producer Pharfar. He is also signed to the world´s leading record label, Universal Studios. Zach K. spoke to him in Copenhagen about his life and his hopes for better treatment of asylum seekers and refugees in Denmark.

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