Stockholm Pride for LGBTQ newcomers, Festival-goers and protesters: Eritrean diaspora divided, and Newcomer Diaries with Naga Jyothi

25 min
The week is Stockholm Pride’s 20th anniversary - Radio Sweden talks to newcomers and asylum seekers from the LGBTQ community.

Pakistani programmer Tayyab Shabab is giving up his year-long battle to stay in Sweden and instead is taking a job in Berlin. He tells us he feels a sense of relief and regret.

An Eritrean festival in the suburbs of Stockholm sparks controversy within the diaspora.

Newcomer Diaries follows Naga Jyothi on her search for Indian spices and a little bit of home in Sweden.

Producer/presenter: Spenser Bomholt Fain

Newcomer Dairies jingle: freemusicarchive.org by Artofescapism (Remixed by: Spenser Bomholt Fain)