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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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Celebrating Christmas with Danes

Red Cross’ project ”Julevenner” creates joy for both Danes and asylum seekers.  It gives refugees the possibility to step into the Danish Culture and experience the Danish traditions. Jacob Holdt who has become a host for refugees at Christmas year after year calls his guests “part of the family“. By …

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My tragic trip

Read Sarah’s own account of her escape from Syria crossing the Mediterranian Sea By Sarah There are a lot of people who are struggling to stay alive every day during the war in Syria, with only one question in mind: How can I escape from the death? I will write about …

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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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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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