helpful links & literature

Related NGOs in Denmark:

Amnesty International in Denmark
A global movement that campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.

Amnesti Nu! / Amnesty Now!
Support network for rejected Iraqi asylum seekers.

Arne Hansen’s Homepage for Refugees and Positive Peace
Information, news, and links on refugee and peace work.

Asylret / Right to Asylum
A refugee organization, consisting of humanists and left-wing activists, which offers legal counseling and work to improve the quality of life for asylum seekers.

Bedsteforældre For Asyl / Grandparents for Asylum
An organization working to chance the Danish asylum policy. is Denmark’s digital immigrant library; especially aimed towards ethnic minorities. The World section offers film, music, audio books and e-books in Arabic, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Persian, Urdu/Hindi/Panjabi and Turkish. The World Team is based at the Library Center for Integration.

Borgere for et anstændigt Danmark / Citizens for a Decent Denmark
A network working against xenofobia and for just and humane conditions for refugees and asylum seekers in Denmark.

Dansk Flygtningehjælp / Danish Refugee Council
A humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that assists refugees in all aspects of integration and asylum procedures.

Dansk Folkeempati / Danish People’s Empathy
Raises money to asylum seeker families in collaboration with the families through flea markets.

DFUNK – Dansk Flygtningehjælp Ungdom / Danish Refugee Council Youth
National youth organization working to improve the condition for young refugees in Denmark through social, political and awareness-raising activities.

Indvandrerrådgivningen / The Danish Immigrant Counselling
A private Danish organization dedicated to helping foreigners getting started in Danish society.

Initiativet til støtte for afviste irakere / The Initiative to Support Rejected Iraqis
An association that supports rejected Iraqi asylum seekers and informs about the conditions in Iraq.

Komitéen Flygtninge Under Jorden / The Committee for Underground Refugees
A Danish humanitarian organisation that provides assistance to refugees who have been unjustly treated by the Danish immigration authorities.

Netavisen / The Netpaper
A netpaper edited by journalist Bent Dahl Jensen featuring articles on asylum seekers, refugees, immigration, integration, asylum- and refugee policies, religion, faith, and conviviality across ethnic, cultural, and religious differences.

New Times
A magazine by asylum seekers and immigrants in Denmark, which is published by the Danish Red Cross.

A community driven project whose aim is to call attention to the living conditions of asylum seekers in Denmark. By harnessing the full socioeconomic potential of New Nordic Cuisine, opensourcefood juxtaposes the living conditions of asylum seekers with a free, meaningful and nutritious way of sharing knowledge with others.

Refugees United
Database-site for refugees around the world searching for each other

SOS mod Racisme / SOS against Racism
An organization working to expose and combat racism.

Støttekredsen for Flygtninge i Fare / Support Asylum To Refugees and Expulsed Persons
A network that support rejected asylum seekers and try to create public and media awareness.

A magazine publishing articles on asylum and migration. The magazine is edited and published by a group of refugees, asylum seekers, and Danish citizens.

Ægteskab uden grænser / Marriage without Borders
Information on family reunification.


State and multinational websites:

Dansk Røde Kors / Danish Red Cross
Information on the asylum system and asylum procedure as well as a list of the Danish asylum centers.

Flygtningenævnet / The Refugee Appeals Board
The board reviewing appeals made by asylum seekers.

FN’s Flygtninge Højkommisariat / United Nations Refugee Agency(United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

Institut for Menneskerettigheder / The Danish Institute for Human Rights
An independent, national human rights institution promoting and developing knowledge about human rights on a national, regional, and international basis.

Ministeriet for Flygtninge, Indvandrere og Integration / The Ministry of Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs
The official Danish portal for foreigners and integration.

Udlændingeloven / The Danish Aliens (Consolidation) Act (pdf in English here)

Udlændingeservice / The Danish Immigration Service