This Iranian teaches Swedish online to 10,000 followers

This Iranian teaches Swedish online to 10,000 followers

"I’m exporting Swedish to my homeland."

‘Integration is not that simple: Swedes are shy’

‘Integration is not that simple: Swedes are shy’

How I fled Isis and celebrated Christmas with a Swedish circus

How I fled Isis and celebrated Christmas with a Swedish circus

‘Sweden is heaven for refugee journalists’

‘Sweden is heaven for refugee journalists’

‘My name is Sami and I am a proud Swede – it hurts when people say I’m not Swedish’

‘My name is Sami and I am a proud Swede – it hurts when people say I’m not Swedish’

Syria’s White Helmets answer tough questions in Stockholm

Syria’s White Helmets answer tough questions in Stockholm

Six tips for job-hunting newcomers in Sweden

Six tips for job-hunting newcomers in Sweden

‘Swedes are stylish: you need to dress well if you want to fit in’

‘Swedes are stylish: you need to dress well if you want to fit in’

Having a Swedish girlfriend didn’t help this Egyptian evade culture shock

Having a Swedish girlfriend didn’t help this Egyptian evade culture shock

‘Swedish employers are hypocrites’

‘Swedish employers are hypocrites’

Is Åre Sweden’s most integrated community?

Is Åre Sweden’s most integrated community?

Antonio, 19, is a Syrian refugee and porn actor hoping to change perceptions of refugees

Antonio, 19, is a Syrian refugee and porn actor hoping to change perceptions of refugees

Beyond berry pickers and coders: Sweden’s overlooked migrant workers

Beyond berry pickers and coders: Sweden’s overlooked migrant workers

How can refugee women make their mark in Sweden?

How can refugee women make their mark in Sweden?

Alienation in Sweden feels better: I find myself a stranger among scores of aliens

Alienation in Sweden feels better: I find myself a stranger among scores of aliens

A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together – now they’re heading for marriage

A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together – now they’re heading for marriage

‘Swedish media barely reaches 5% of the 160,000 refugees who arrived last year’

‘Swedish media barely reaches 5% of the 160,000 refugees who arrived last year’

Syria’s White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward

Syria’s White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

‘I’ve worked 20 years with traumatized kids – young refugees’ trauma can be worse’

‘I’ve worked 20 years with traumatized kids – young refugees’ trauma can be worse’

‘Swedes are polarized on refugees – it’s either the welcome mat or the exit door’

‘Swedes are polarized on refugees – it’s either the welcome mat or the exit door’

Why this Russian developer is committed to helping refugees – with tech

Why this Russian developer is committed to helping refugees – with tech

Brilliant 10-year-old Reem: ‘I want to be a businesswoman but I don’t care about money’

Brilliant 10-year-old Reem: ‘I want to be a businesswoman but I don’t care about money’

‘I didn’t want to see my children die before my eyes’

‘I didn’t want to see my children die before my eyes’

‘Both newcomers and Swedes have a role to play in integration’

‘Both newcomers and Swedes have a role to play in integration’

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

‘I fled war in Syria. I never expected to be beaten in Sweden’

‘I fled war in Syria. I never expected to be beaten in Sweden’

‘There is equality in accommodation in Sweden: Everyone is suffering’

‘There is equality in accommodation in Sweden: Everyone is suffering’

‘I feel like I’m living in a grave!’

‘I feel like I’m living in a grave!’

‘Even xenophobic Swedes can be polite’

‘Even xenophobic Swedes can be polite’

The Syrian body-building champion fighting the urge to eat sweets in Sweden

The Syrian body-building champion fighting the urge to eat sweets in Sweden

‘Sweden is the best place for people with special needs’

‘Sweden is the best place for people with special needs’

‘Swedes don’t treat me differently because I wear a hijab’

‘Swedes don’t treat me differently because I wear a hijab’

How a Syrian scuba diver mobilized Sweden’s biggest asylum centre

How a Syrian scuba diver mobilized Sweden’s biggest asylum centre

Why an Iraqi who won Swedish lottery won’t quit his restaurant job

Why an Iraqi who won Swedish lottery won’t quit his restaurant job

How an Iranian newcomer danced her way to a job in Sweden

How an Iranian newcomer danced her way to a job in Sweden

How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

How a rapper from Gaza is turning newcomers’ stories into songs

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Orlando reflections: Is it possible to be gay and Muslim?

‘Getting a job in Sweden is like breaking rocks with a spade’

‘Getting a job in Sweden is like breaking rocks with a spade’

‘Bringing my camera to Sweden was the best thing I ever did’

‘Bringing my camera to Sweden was the best thing I ever did’

Why I’ve repaired 2,500 garments for free for my fellow refugees

Why I’ve repaired 2,500 garments for free for my fellow refugees

‘Help! My name is Jihad’

‘Help! My name is Jihad’

‘Don’t panic when you hear my name’

‘Don’t panic when you hear my name’

How Samir got a job teaching Swedish – after two years in Sweden

How Samir got a job teaching Swedish – after two years in Sweden

‘We’re screwed if Sweden doesn’t let us stay’

‘We’re screwed if Sweden doesn’t let us stay’

Why these transgender Kurds fear deportation from Sweden

Why these transgender Kurds fear deportation from Sweden

This food-mad Swedish woman delivered tons of aid to desperate Syrians

This food-mad Swedish woman delivered tons of aid to desperate Syrians

How a Syrian writer fled to Sweden after a torturer’s castration threat

How a Syrian writer fled to Sweden after a torturer’s castration threat

‘History will record how everyone reacted to the Syrian tragedy’

‘History will record how everyone reacted to the Syrian tragedy’

What holiday story do YOU want to read on The Local Voices?

What holiday story do YOU want to read on The Local Voices?

This refugee wasn’t even looking for a job – now he works for Renault

This refugee wasn’t even looking for a job – now he works for Renault

Sweden launches app store for refugees

Sweden launches app store for refugees

How football is getting refugee girls off the sidelines

How football is getting refugee girls off the sidelines

‘Whenever I apply for jobs I’m treated like an unwanted stranger’

‘Whenever I apply for jobs I’m treated like an unwanted stranger’

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws

‘Accepting newcomers doesn’t mean we’ll stop celebrating Midsummer’

‘Accepting newcomers doesn’t mean we’ll stop celebrating Midsummer’

‘If the war in Syria ended today, would you go back?’

‘If the war in Syria ended today, would you go back?’

‘The best time to be smuggled to Europe is August 20th, 2015’

‘The best time to be smuggled to Europe is August 20th, 2015’

Swedes: Stop obsessing over your material life and start talking to strangers

Swedes: Stop obsessing over your material life and start talking to strangers

‘I hope Sweden doesn’t grant me asylum’

‘I hope Sweden doesn’t grant me asylum’

Opinion: ‘Having a Middle Eastern name makes life in Sweden hard’

Opinion: ‘Having a Middle Eastern name makes life in Sweden hard’

World Refugee Day: Searching for safety in Europe – in pictures

World Refugee Day: Searching for safety in Europe – in pictures

‘It’s hard to start your life without having your family around you’

‘It’s hard to start your life without having your family around you’

How a Syrian mobilized Sweden’s biggest asylum centre

How a Syrian mobilized Sweden’s biggest asylum centre