In Pictures: Oslo Protest in Solidarity with non-European refugees in Ukraine

Photos by Leanna Lunde.

Today, a protest was held outside the Norwegian parliament in solidarity with non-European refugees in Ukraine. They demanded equal treatment of refugees regardless of their background and called for the discrimination and violence against non-European refugees to cease. The protest was held between 4pm and 6pm.

Photos below by André Katombe

Below is a list of affiliated organisations associated with the protest:

Assata Activist Library
Oslo socialist students
The Gambian Association in Norway
The Organization Against Public Discrimination (OMOD)
Manifold Norway
African Student Association UiO
Uganda Association in Norway (UAN)
Association of Kenyans in Norway (AKIN)
Kenyan Students Association Norway (Kesan)
Joint Council of Africa
Students ‘and Academics’ International Aid Fund (SAIH)
Northern Ghanaian Association-Norway
Black History Month Norway
Rødt Oslo
Rød Ungdom
Oslo MDG
Union of Nigerian Nationals in Norway (UNNN)
The Gender Equality Center ONLY
Skeiv Verden
Taternes Landsforening
Salam – The organization for queers with a Muslim background

15.45-16.00 Roastfish & Cornbread
16.00 – 16.05 Velkommen – konferansier Babu Katembo Arise
16.05-16.20 Appell Hatem Ben Mansour, nestleder Antirasistisk Senter
16.20-16.30 Kulturinnslag
16.30-16.35 Appell Cherno Barry – Gambian Association Norway
16.35-16.40 Roastfish & Cornbread
16.40-16.50 Appell Sofia Rana – Rødt
16.50-16.55 Appell Sigrid Heiberg – MDG
16.55 – 17.00 Appell Faezi Warsame Oslo Ap
17.00 – 17.05 Appell Alberte Bekkhus Rød Ungdom
17.05-17.20 Kulturinnslag (Dudu Mathonsi)
17.20-17.25 Rahwa Yohannes – Manifold Norway
17.25-17.30 OMOD Akhenaton De Leon
17.30– 17.35 Roastfish & Cornbread
17.35-17.40 Rodas Tadese ASA
17.40-17.45 Hilde Hunnålvatn – Fellesrådet for Afrika
17.45-17.50 Roastfish & Cornbread
17.50-18.00 Avsluttende Appell og våre krav til norske myndigheter Arise
18.00-18.10 Musikk Roastfish & Cornbread

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Ka Man Mak

Ka Man is an investigative journalist, documentary photographer, and social entrepreneur, as well as the founder of The Oslo Desk. She is a British-born Hong Konger residing in Oslo, Norway. She holds a Master in Environmental Geoscience and have taken numerous diplomas including child psychology, and a course in big data analytics at OsloMet. Made numerous publications in newsletters, magazines and Norwegian newspapers. Interested in edtech, constructive journalism, women in migration, Cantonese language, alternatives to capitalism and asylum policy.