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Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center
Ahead of a general election on June 5, both major parties - the left wing Social Democrats and the centre-right Liberal Party, currently in coalition with the Conservatives and the Liberal Alliance, have pledged to continue Denmark's tough stance on immigration.
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May 30, 2019
Hoshang Rostami (L), 24 and Jamshid Rostami, 26, (no relation) stand in a hall of a male residence block...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Hoshang Rostami (L), 24 and Jamshid Rostami, 26, (no relation) stand in a hall of a male residence block at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers, in Jutland, Denmark. Pictures taken March 2019.
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May 30, 2019
Daniel Christensen, 27 from Iraq, reads his bible in his room at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and...
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The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Daniel Christensen, 27 from Iraq, reads his bible in his room at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers where he has been a resident since March 2018, in Jutland, Denmark. Christensen used to be called Ali Adnan but prefers to be called Daniel Christensen since converting to Christianity. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
A marker on the road points toward Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
A marker on the road points toward Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers, which is located over 5 kilometres from the nearest town, in Jutland, Denmark. Ahead of a general election on June 5, both major parties - the left wing Social Democrats and the centre-right Liberal Party, currently in coalition with the Conservatives and the Liberal Alliance, have pledged to continue Denmark's tough stance on immigration.

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May 30, 2019
A resident climbs through a window at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
A resident climbs through a window at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Karim Azizi, 55, a Kurdish Iranian, poses for a photograph in his bedroom as he shows his injuries, at...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Karim Azizi, 55, a Kurdish Iranian, poses for a photograph in his bedroom as he shows his injuries, at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. Azizi claims to have lost his arm when a bomb exploded near him. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Daniel Christensen, 27, a Kurdish Iraqi, enters through the front gate at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Daniel Christensen, 27, a Kurdish Iraqi, enters through the front gate at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. Christensen used to be called Ali Adnan but prefers to be called Daniel Christensen since converting to Christianity. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Daniel Cristiansen, 27, prays with residents of Kaershovedgaard and volunteers at a bible cafe meet-up...
BORDING, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Daniel Cristiansen, 27, prays with residents of Kaershovedgaard and volunteers at a bible cafe meet-up in the town of Bording in Jutland, Denmark. Kaershovedgaard is a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Sadiyo Hussein Omar, 30 from Somalia, runs on a treadmill at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now...
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The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Sadiyo Hussein Omar, 30 from Somalia, runs on a treadmill at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. Sadiyo said running relieves her stress. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
A rug belonging to a resident from Iran hangs from a football goalpost to dry after it was washed at...
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The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
A rug belonging to a resident from Iran hangs from a football goalpost to dry after it was washed at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Hoshang Rostami, 24, a Kurdish Iranian who lost part of his leg when stepping on a land mine aged 16...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Hoshang Rostami, 24, a Kurdish Iranian who lost part of his leg when stepping on a land mine aged 16 in Iran, prepares to attach a prosthetic limb in his bedroom at Kaershovedgaard, which was a former prison and is now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers, in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Hoshang Rostami, 24 from Iran, walks through Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Hoshang Rostami, 24 from Iran, walks through Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Narges Zahab, 40, who was a tailor in her native Iran for 15 years, pins a shirt at Kaershovedgaard,...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Narges Zahab, 40, who was a tailor in her native Iran for 15 years, pins a shirt at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison that is now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. Zahab, who is a resident at Kaershovedgaard, volunteers to repair clothes for fellow residents every Wednesday through a program run by the Red Cross. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Safi Firoza, 66 from Afghanistan, whose son, daughter in-law and grandchildren were granted asylum, sits...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Safi Firoza, 66 from Afghanistan, whose son, daughter in-law and grandchildren were granted asylum, sits in her room at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Retired pastor Betty From Jensen embraces Houman Zahedi, 31 from Iran, who is a 3-year resident of Kaershovedgaard,...
BORDING, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Retired pastor Betty From Jensen embraces Houman Zahedi, 31 from Iran, who is a 3-year resident of Kaershovedgaard, at the end of a bible cafe meet-up that Jensen helps organise for residents of Kaershovedgaard in the town of Bording in Jutland, Denmark. Kaershovedgaard is a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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May 30, 2019
Narges Zahab (L), 40, and Yasaman Paknejad, 36, both from Iran, pose for a photo inside the perimeter...
KAERSHOVEDGAARD, Denmark
The Wider Image: Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure centre
Narges Zahab (L), 40, and Yasaman Paknejad, 36, both from Iran, pose for a photo inside the perimeter fence at Kaershovedgaard, a former prison and now a departure centre for rejected asylum seekers in Jutland, Denmark. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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