Dear fellows at PCDN. I'd like to share with you a report on a project on immigration at the community level that was designed and run by the Red Cross in Akranes, Iceland with financial contribution…Continue
In my drawer I have a (yet) unpublished manuscript documenting the life story of Ibrahem Faraj who sought politcal asylum in Iceland in the summer of 2002, after being black listed by the Gaddafi regime for criticizing Gaddafi and his rule.
Through Ibrahems family story we trace the history of Libya from the times of the colonial war against the Italians when his great grandfather Faraj fought (and died) with the opposition leader Omar Muktar, known to Libyans as the Lion of the…Continue
I'm documenting the story of an asylum seeker, Ibrahem Faraj, who has an intersting story to tell. Ibrahem arrived in Iceland in July 2002 after a long journey from Libya, where he had discovered that he was on Gaddafi’s black list for criticizing the government.
Ibrahem was in his mid-twenteies, alone and afraid when he arrived in Iceland and received cold welcomes from immigration authorities. Out of fear that revealing his identity would put himself and his family back in…Continue
I'm preparing a booklet to introduce pilot projects on immigration and integration in the municipality of Akranes, Iceland The projects are based on a trans sector approach (national/local authorities and civil society) shared responsibilities, collaboration and post-modern theories about culture and society.
I've put toghether this list of statements bout integration and would value your comments.
I've recently come across two interesting articles that indicate that the policies and politics currently being carried out by the West in the Middle East is counter productive. One is on the use of drones in Yemen (…Continue