African migrant workers harvest in Spain vegetables and fruits for supermarkets in northern Europe. They earn below the minimum wage and live in deplorable conditions, in selfmade houses with no acces to clean drinking water and electricity. Covid-19 has drastically worsened conditions for migrant workers around the world, this is also the case in Spain. More migrants had arrived from Africa, because of the bad economic situation in their country due to COVID-19, also there was less work in Spain and migrant workers couldn’t return to Africa or move freely within Spain.
The refugee camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos is overcrowded. It is built for 2,500 people, but now hosts about 7,500 refugees. The living conditions are poor with limited access to proper sanitation facilities, medical care, or nutritious food. There are frequent clashes, riots and it is harming the mental health of the refugees. Medecins Sans Frontieres says it is dealing with children as young as 10 contemplating suicide. Every day new refugees arrive on the island. The refugees are stranded on the island, unable to move forward, toward the opportunity they had hoped to find in Europe, since the EU-Turkey Deal two years ago. The deal has placed a disproportionate burden on Greece, the Mayor of Lesbos referred to the island as “Europe’s Guantanamo bay.”
The Calais Jungle was an illegal shantytown in France from which refugees and migrants attempt the short and often lethal journey across the English Channel to the UK.
There has been a sharp rise in attacks against refugees and migrants in Austria in 2016. This trend took place in the political climate of the presidential elections and in the atmosphere of rising populism in Europe.
Europe is confronted by the biggest refugee crisis since WWII
The area around Liege - Belgium is an old industrial site which at the beginning
This is the story of my trip to Java, where my father's hidden past lies.
What started as a peaceful demonstration over the planned demolition of the Gezi-park in Istanbul, evolved into widespread revolt after the violence police crackdown, with protesters expressing anger over the policies of Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan, who refused to listen to their demands.
A short impression of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, emphasizing on some landmarks refering to the revolution of 1989, leading to the overthrow of the communist regime and execution of the leader of Romania Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena.
In the early hours of 10 November, 1938, the Nazis instigated an orgy of destruction and violence against Jews