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Ylva Berglund: Where dreams about a better life in Europe break

August 29, 2012 by


Photos: Ylva Berglund                         Activist getting arrested during a protest You can easily see it in most European countries. Migrants work collecting garbage, driving buses and cleaning dishes in cheap restaurants. A few years ago someone made a documentary movie called ”My Taxi” where […]

Nelly Ali: Egypt and the Racial Distribution of Labour

August 13, 2012 by


You don’t need to be the sharpest tool in the box to realise how racist Egypt is, or how little the discourse of rights relating to race is embraced. I have not previously written about this because it is one of the very few things that make me ashamed to be a human being. Racism: […]

Marie – Jeanne Berger: Racism in Egypt

July 5, 2012 by


Text: Marie – Jeanne Berger On the fateful Saturday of Mubarak’s verdict, I spent a tortured morning at the Mugamma then went to meet a friend for an Arabic lesson at Cilantro on Mohamed Mahmoud Street. Normally, we would sit in Borsa cafe, but the heat and the stress of the day dictated the sanctity […]