"Build a border fence against Sweden – don't wait until the invasion is underway!" The doctor who is considering whether people at Trandum are healthy enough to leave the country is also an active debater on immigration-hostile websites.
"If we don't change course, anti-xenophobic politics will cause Europe to collapse," said Gianfranco Rosi, filmmaker behind Film from the South's winning film, the Lampedusa documentary "The Sea Burns" (in cinema now).
Recently, Space organized a three-day conference at the Literature House in Oslo. "People don't flee to Europe or Norway because they want a new life. Most people would actually prefer to stay in neighboring countries, ”says Syrian human-rights activist.
Half a million Syrian children today live in Lebanon with inadequate or no schooling. The documentary If I Close My Eyes provides an insight into their everyday lives. Ny Tid spoke with director Francesca Mannechi who lets our subscribers see the film.
Guardians of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers feel squashed by the State. Now more people are standing by and telling about their experiences. "Serious for the children's legal security," says the leader of the Verge Association.
Non-refoulement – the principle that no one should be sent back to countries where they risk persecution – is often mentioned when discussing the refugee crisis. Behind the foreign word is a strong and effective concept with a long history.
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