‘Until further notice’: life under lockdown in a German asylum centre

Since the 2016 military coup attempt the number of applicants from Turkey in the EU have five-folded to a record high. But what is life like for these refugees, especially in the troubling times of the corona crisis? Writer and RPM volunteer Wim Peumans published an article on their experiences in the Belgian newswebsite MO*. Salim (a pseudonym), a young Turkish man who is staying in an asylum centre…

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A commmunity of care

In these unique times of social distancing and closed borders, empty schools and virtual workspaces, we are experiencing a form of separation that most of us are unfamiliar with. In order to keep our loved ones safe from the novel Corona virus we have been asked to distance ourselves from our extended family, friends, roommates, colleagues and vulnerable members of our community. Unable to leave the confinements of our…

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April News

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From all the events that happened during April, here is a small summary of some of the most important events. Let us know in the comment box or on social media if this summary was helpful or if we missed any news you think should appear here. *Last update 27th of April Refugees Coronavirus infections in the refugee camps are inevitable.- Increase in the demands of NGO’s to the EU…

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