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

August 29, 2012 by

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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

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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

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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 […]