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»Refugees never leave home because they like to«

Many Danes have no contact with refugees. According to a volunteer, this can create misunderstandings and mistrust in society towards asylum seekers in Denmark By: Hamid Mukhtari Many Danes volunteer to help refugees and asylum seekers. One of them is Marianne Kampmann from Virum, who works as a volunteer in Lyngby …

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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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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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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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Rejected: What’s next?

“I belong to nowhere. I hate the day I was born” Bahr Jasim Mahmoud and Khalil have lost hope and the meaning of life. They are living in the same situation: They don’t know what will happen to them or how the rest of their life will be. The asylum …

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Open day in Kongelunden

By Makmoud   The guests who came for the open day were divided in three groups each headed by staff member and taken to a tour through the center. They visited  the reception, the fitness room, a second hand shop, the cafe and music room, the kindergarten, the nursery, the …

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Open House in Dianalund was a big success

Many visitors came to the Open House at the Asylcenter Dianalund. New Times talked to both the danes, the asylum seekers and the staff members from the center. Everyone thought the event was a success and they all enjoyed the food and music together. By: Hala The staff from the Asylcenter Dianalund gave visitors …

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