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Racism: Is Europe Any Better?

This year, the world is in a different state which is why Almedalen in Sweden was cancelled. Almedalen, Sweden, was the first ever ‘People’s meeting ‘ in Europe. The Almedal week is Sweden’s most important political forum. Today, such meetings are held across Europe with 100.000’s of Europeans meeting to discuss political issues. The cancellation of…

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Podcast On Racism: Every Third Afro-European Have Been Confronted With Hate Crime

The past few weeks we have seen a movement rise with mass protests kick starting in the US, after the killing of George Floyd. In the wake of his death, there have been ripple effects across the world. Europe wakes up again. ‘The issue has been slumbering in the debate, the past 10-15 years’, says Morten Kjaerum, Director of the Raoul…

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Structural Racism is a Reality

With the rest of the world, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute has been horrified by the death of George Floyd and the deep-seated social injustices that it represents. The institute is hopeful of the conversations that now unfold and the worldwide calls for more just societies where the human dignity and rights of all are protected. Most states…