Double punishment and integration from below

Integration must take place on the terms of migrants, says Suleiman Abdulahi. Pictured is the Beacon of Hope peace statue in Belfast. Photo: William Murphy, Flickr.

Of: Jacob Kosharis

In today's Europe, it is difficult to avoid issues of migration and integration. This is perhaps even more true in the UK, given the country's imminent exit from the EU. It is against this background that the conversation with Suleiman Abdulahi from the organization Horn of Africa People's Aid Northern Ireland takes place.

May 3, 2018, FUF-correspondents

New perspectives on migration from Canada

Joseph Shabason participates in the Canadian Integration Program to share the privileges he received from growing up in Canada. Photo: Anna Aigrot

Of: Anna Aigrot and Astrid Aigrot

In search of positive perspectives and ideas, at a time when the debate over refugee reception and integration is getting darker, we sought across the Atlantic to Canada to learn more about the country's "Privately Sponsored Refugees" (PSR) program. During two weeks in Canada, we met with representatives from government actors, activists and a total of 15 private sponsors. It […]

March 28, 2018, FUF-correspondents

Do you want to be the one who clenched his fist in the pocket or the one who did something?

Of: Tove Kopperdal

For a while, I stopped taking part in the news reporting because I felt too bad about what I read or saw on TV. So much misery in our world, too much suffering to take in. I could not bear it. The gaps are widening both in terms of gender equality and the poor and rich, respectively. The number of natural disasters is increasing. There are many difficult to solve […]

March 27, 2018, Guest chronicle