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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: 11-year-old Bashir

By: Hala “I feel bored in the center where I live. There’s not much to do in the asylum center. I don’t have any real friends here – so I miss my friends in Syria. Sometimes I want to play with boys older than me, because the kids at my …

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Center Sandholm resident is worried after theft

At Christmas Day an unknown person broke into a Somalian woman’s room in Sandholm By:Eden Her name is Fatuma Ahmed. She has lived in the center more than one year with her four children. “That day I was visiting my friend’s house and when I came back I saw my …

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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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Melanie portrays refugees in an exhibition

Many people showed up at the exhibition at Roskilde libary and read about the stories of the refugees.

Melanie Kristina is one of the Danish volunteers who has tried to change the situation for the refugees in Denmark. Together with a group of volunteers, she has made an exhibition at Roskilde Library about refugees By Sarah The meaning of the exhibition is to show everyone why the refugees …

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African mother on the run

29-years-old Aesha left Ethiopia when she was fifteen years of age fleeing prosecution and death. By Makmoud Third world countries are dangerous to individuals who seek freedom. In the dictator’s dictionary, there is no meaning of freedom and it is tabu and can cost you your life. In the nineties …

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The women’s center in Kongelunden

The women’s center in Kongelunden is the only center just for women in Denmark By Makmoud  Lillian is the only contact person in the center, and she is here full time. She is helped by two other women who are part time staff. The center shares with the Kongelund center …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Zakaria & Kamiran

Two asylum seekers who have no other relationship between them are brought together by their humanitarian instinct. They don’t even speak the same language, but they are helping each other out in the asylum center. By: Hala The 17-year-old asylum seeker Zakaria El-Hamdan from Syria got an injury when he was …

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