Massieh, Majeed and Zabihalleh are three young refugees from Afghanistan seeking asylum in Sweden. After all their applications being rejected three times by the migration board, they could now be sent back to Afghanistan any day.
Category: 10th edition, 1 May 2014
Forvo: Language Learning in Times of the Internet
With modern technologies making our daily life easier and easier, even education becomes increasingly accessible through the internet. I took a look at Forvo.com, a crowd-sourced language learners’ website which specialises in pronunciations recorded by native speakers, and spoke to one of its founders.
Tatar: A Language Under Threat
Having regained its confidence, Russia cracks down on the countless minorities and their languages within its borders. One of them is the Tatar minority. Putting himself at risk, one of those who seek to preserve the Tatar language offered to talk to me. An interview.
Human Rights Crisis
While Human Rights have been established since 1948, states continue to suppress their citizens, many are persecuted on ground of their heritage, skin colour or sexual orientation. Are humans just inherently evil?
Djurens Parti – The New Political Vision?
In November 2013, Johanna Parikka Altenstedt, in Lund, decided to start a new political party when the Swedish parliament passed a legislation to weaken the protection of wild animals. Just in time for the 2014 election registration, Parikka Altenstedt had gathered enough signatures to make the party official and eligible to run for parliament seats. Now she is dedicating all of her free time to raising awareness of their new movement and wishes to get all living creatures’ voices heard. How can the Animal Party reach their objectives in a political surrounding that seems indifferent to their intentions?
Bitcoin – Get Rich or Mine Trying
Cyber money that can be used to pay for drugs and assassinations? Bitcoin is so much more. Two Bitcoin users answered our question: Why crypto-currency?