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Stories about escape
REFUGEES / These are heartbreaking and shocking stories – despite the fact that they appear toned down and without excessive dramatization.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

When the word "refugee" is mentioned in the media, it is often in the plural as "refugees". This majority is faceless, and there are far too many of them. First of all, there are far too many in the actual sense and from a human point of view. Worldwide, there are about 30 million refugees, who according to the UN are “any person who is outside the country of which they are a citizen due to well-founded fear of being persecuted because of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or affiliation with a special social group ».

From a European and national perspective, one is often concerned that too many of them seek refuge with us, in Europe, in Norway, with all the resources they require, and all the elements of alienation they carry with them. Political debates and conversations often bear the mark of this anonymous, problem-oriented, and then in the understanding problem – for us. Refugees, it's the others.

Over the mountains

Boken Stories about escape gives face to the refugee, similar to the critically acclaimed Danish film Escape, as . . .

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Maria Alnæs
Author. Literature reviewer in MODERN TIMES.

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