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The pandemic has not yet reached the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. Despite that, the people in the camps live in isolation.  The Saharawi are famous for their hospitality and welcome even in difficult times, something that makes it even harder to adjust to the new practices of social distancing and confinement, writes the artist Mohamed …

What really attracted me with the introduction to participate in this theme was the first few words, when you wrote “Not long ago we where all travellers”. These words make me think that I, being from Gaza, might not be the right person to share this kind of a dream. Because, once the quarantine is …

If for anyone it is to leave a piece of themselves anywhere in the world, for me it is about finding my missing pieces. From Tehran and Shiraz to Stockholm and to an Indian temple to the plains of Peru, Bolivia and Chile my parts have been forgotten and lost. Or maybe I am just …

Not long ago we where all travellers, close by or far away, to family friends or just the great adventure. Now, we are all facing a lockup. Yes, basically the whole global population. So, what are your dreams? What is the next destination, the café around the corner, the urban djungel on the other side …

Around Africa, we see how the efforts made against Covid-19 risk killing many more than those affected by the pandemic itself. Is it really reasonable? Who takes responsibility when poverty levels soar and children starve to death? argues Hélène Boëthius, the Chair of ALEF, Adult Learning and Empowerment Facilitators. The BBC reports on April 16 …

Why is Vietnam managing the coronavirus crisis so well compared to Europe and the US? Not a single death and fewer than 300 infected in a densely populated country with close to 95 million inhabitants. – We are used to struggle and we obey our government. And they have done most things right, says Hung …

Why has the Swedish government chosen a different strategy in which the ’stay at home’ is not applied? Is the attitude towards protective measures too lax in Sweden? And what does that strange word Lagom actually means? Bolivian journalist and writer Carlos Decker-Molina, has been living in Sweden for many years. In this reflection, he …

In 1947, millions of people fled when India was divided between India and Pakistan, the partition. Now a second Exodus is underway where millions of homeless people and migrant workers in the informal sector are moving through the country in panic and fear. At the same time, 163 million Indians still lack access to clean …

”You in the West probably haven’t thought that something so awful could happen to you. But we who live here in Gaza are used to being trapped and that life can change at any time, we take nothing for granted”, says Lubna Beseisso. She lives in Gaza city and is hoping for international support even …