Kaja Berg
Kaja is a freelance writer and journalist based in London, UK. She aims to discuss issues mainly concerning society and the people living in it, and present them to the public eye

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Asylum-Seeker Conditions in Australia are Inhuman and Unlawful. UN Committee.

The conditions on Manus Island and Nauru has been of global interest since the deaths of the asylums seekers Reza Barati and Hamid Kehazaei who died during their stay at Manus Island. Around the same time beatings and death threats towar...

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Obama Administration to Justify withholding Torture Photos.

Obama Administration to Justify withholding Torture Photos.

This Tuesday a federal judge gave the Obama administration until December 12 to explain the withholding of more than 2,000 graphic photographs showing the US military torturing detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan. Judge Alvin Hellerstein, ...

by Kaja Berg

What are the Hong Kong protests all about?

Thousands gathered in Hong Kong during the last three weeks attempting to put pressure on Chinese leader CY Leung and Beijing to accept a free vote in Hong Kong. [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he Hong Kong protest, also called the “Umbrell...

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Music to Conquer Poverty in Kenya

How can you find meaning in your life when growing up in one of the biggest slums of Kenya? In Kawangware, Circus Bazaar’s Kaja Berg met ‘The Conquerors’. [dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he Kawangware slum in Nairobi has 800.000 inh...

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This video will make you smile at first but then…. Italian Ghettos

“Italy is the only country in Europe to boast a systematic, publicly organised and sponsored network of ghettos aimed at depriving Roma of full participation or even contact or interaction with Italian life,” the European Roma Rights Cen...

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Gypsies: Europe’s discriminated, yet ignored ethnic minority?

[dropcap size=big]S[/dropcap]ome years ago, in the North-Western part of London, I encountered a beggar. She was a white, clean and healthy looking woman in her 40’s. Not one I would take for a beggar. She told me her husband had died so...

by Kaja Berg