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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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“My dream is to become a police officer”

  7-year-old Ali Armanuly is from Russia. He come to Denmark in 2012. “When I arrived at the asylum center I heard a lot of different languages. That was something new for me. And I thought ‘how will I communicate with friends by my language?’. But in the kindergarten I …

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Residents have to move because of fungus in Kongelund

By: Makmoud There is fungus in the Kongelund Asylum Center. This fungus has returned after it was treated more than two years ago which then cost a few million Danish kroner.  The kindergarten at the center, the staff members and some of the asylum seekers had to move to a new …

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Asylum seekers in departure center – Radio interviews

To iranske asylansøgere i udrejsecenter Sjælsmark interviewer hinanden om deres situation. En tolk (Majid) oversætter interviewet til Dansk. / Two Iranian asylum seekers in the return center, Sjælsmark, interview each other about their situations. An interpreter (Majid) translates their stories to Danish. Neda interviews Jahandar: Jahandar interviews Neda:  

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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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