The refugee camps in Bangladesh are temporary homes with substandard security for nearly a million Rohingya who have fled Myanmar. Photo: Fahmin Ahmed. Source: Flickr.
Of: Nora Nattorp
Nearly one million Rohingya have fled their homeland of Myanmar to the Cox's Bazar region of Bangladesh due to persecution and conflict with the military government. For the people in the camp, resources are scarce and security substandard. And despite efforts to help rohingya, both in the home country and internationally, is the situation still unpredictable.
April 21, 2023, Report
Foreign-born women are an overlooked resource, and change is required for this group to be integrated into the labor market. That's what debaters from the Soraya support center write in Dagens ETC. Photo: southworks. Source: Canva.
Of: Elianne Kjellman and Ellen Norman
During last week discussionhonored editorial and debate writers among other things, that foreign-born women are an untapped resource - as Sweden overlooks them in the labor market. Tthe error threat from IS and that the cuts in aid affect the development of knowledge both in Sweden and other countries has also debated.
March 20, 2023, Current debate
Stateless children are particularly vulnerable in society. They often lack access to the most basic rights such as birth registration, education, healthcare, social security and housing. Photo: Unknown. Source: Hippopx.
Of: Sandra Duru
Roughly ten million people around the world are estimated to be stateless. Sweden has joined several international conventions to prevent statelessness, but despite that there were approximately 27 stateless persons or persons of unknown nationality in Sweden in 000, according to UNHCR. The Council of Europe's former commissioner for human rights has criticized Sweden for giving stateless persons little chance of obtaining citizenship in Sweden.
March 9, 2023, Development magazine explains
Over the past week, several debaters have responded to the catastrophic earthquakes that have hit Turkey and Syria - and the discussion that has followed the earthquakes. Pictured: the wreckage of a collapsed building in Diyarbakır, Turkey. Photo: VOA. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Of: Elianne Kjellman and Ellen Norman
On Swedish opinion pages, several debaters have appealed for humanity and humanitarian support after the earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria. Russia's war in Ukraine has also been discussed after intense robot attacks from Russia.
February 13, 2023, Current debate
The Aurora youth movement has sued the Swedish state in public court for not treating the climate crisis as a crisis, something that has become the subject of debate over the past week. Pictured: Fridays For Future demonstration in Stockholm, February 2020. Photo: Frankie Fouganthin. Source: Wikimedia commons.
Of: Amanda Rossling and Karin Sjöstrand
The government's climate policy has been debated over the past week, as well as the youth organization Aurora's lawsuit against the state. The war in Ukraine has continued to be the subject of debate and DN's lead writer wonders if Sweden really supports Ukraine when Ukrainian women are forced into prostitution.
December 5, 2022, Current debate
Congo-Kinshasa is trying to stop the advance of the M23 rebels, together with UN peacekeeping forces and troops from the East African Community. Photo: MONUSCO Photos. Source: Flickr.
Of: Agnes Durbeej-Hjalt
November 28, 2022, Development magazine explains
More than 28 migrants arrived on the British coastline last year, according to the BBC, but Britain is criticized for its handling of refugees. Photo: IFRC. Source: Flickr.
Of: Maria Jacobsson
While people fleeing the war in Ukraine seek refuge in Britain, refugees continue to cross the English Channel from the French city of Calais to the coast of south-east England. Britain is now facing criticism, both from domestic and French voices - who claim that they take far too little responsibility for the refugee situation in Europe.
July 14, 2022, News
Last year, more than 28 asylum seekers went to the UK in unstable boats. Asylum seekers will now be sent on to Rwanda. Photo: Sandor Csudai via Oxford Human Rights Hub.
Of: Hanne Karlsson
Earlier this year, the British government announced its plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. The agreement has been debated and several claim that Britain is trying to duck for its international obligations.
May 25, 2022, Notis
Almost all heads of government from the EU and the African Union gathered in Brussels in February - for the first time in five years. Photo: GovernmentZA. Source: Flickr.
Of: Wilma Sörman Ivarzon
From 17 to 18 February 2022, EU and African Union heads of government met in Brussels. Despite statements that the meeting represented the start of an equal partnership between Africa and the EU, several African leaders believe that the high ambitions remained empty words and are not reflected in reality.
March 16, 2022, News