8 03, 2023

Distance (Episode 5): Under one roof

By Alicia Medina|2023-03-09T11:28:36+01:00March 8, 2023|

In 2015, Haitham al-Kurdi made the dangerous journey from Syria to Denmark alone, planning to bring his wife and children later. Over the following eight years, his hopes were repeatedly dashed as Danish asylum policies tightened.

30 01, 2023

Distance (Episode 3): ‘What kind of country did I choose?’

By Alicia Medina|2023-02-01T18:39:52+01:00January 30, 2023|

When Nisrine and her family made the decision to flee Lebanon for Denmark in 2015, there was a snag: Her 12-year-old daughter Nadine had to return to Syria to get a passport. The border closed, and Nisrine made the painful decision to leave her behind—temporarily, she thought. Seven years later, she is still fighting to reunite with her.

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