[Islam in Europe] Copenhagen: Asylum seekers busy as bees

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May 25, 2012, 11:27:00 AM5/25/12
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Copenhagen: Asylum seekers busy as bees

Via the Copenhagen Post:
When Joseph* and his friends collected honey in Nigeria, they wore an extra layer of clothing, lit a torch and kicked the hive from the tree to take the swarm’s sweet nectar.

Now living at Sandholm Asylum Centre, Joseph is studying a more conventional method of beekeeping alongside more than 20 other asylum seekers at Copenhagen’s Bybi (City Bee Association).

The six-month training program, which began in March, is a joint initiative between Bybi and the Danish Red Cross, with support from the Roskilde Festival Fund.


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