My first residence in Sweden after being released from detention was a refugee camp in Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, 145 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. Through the window of the airplane, as far as our sight reached, there was only snow and woodland. No immigrant communities existed in that little Arctic town. With our dark black hair or skin, we stuck out everywhere we went. People looked at us as if we were space aliens.
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© 2010 Shahram Khosravi
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Khosravi, S. (2010). The Invisible Border. In: ‘Illegal’ Traveller. Global Ethics Series. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230281325_5
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