Global Trends according UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency published The Global Trends Report analyzing the populations of concern numbers.   #UNHCR counts and tracks the numbers of refugees, internally displaced people, people who have returned to their countries or areas of origin, asylum-seekers, stateless people and other populations of concern to UNHCR.   Some trending numbers according with […]

The state of Greece and the World’s Human Rights according to Amnesty International

by Pedro Amaro Santos Amnesty International published the Annual Report for 2016 to 2017. According to the annual assessment of human rights, last year was marked by a “toxic speech” with the “us vs them” rhetoric creating a more divided and dangerous world. Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, alert to narratives of blame, […]

“Divided Memories 1940-1950”, an art route through history and experience

by Silvia Bartolotti In this uncertain beginning of spring, there is an alternative way to spend a Sunday afternoon in town. The exhibition “Divided Memories 1940-1950” is organized by the Goethe-Institut and the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki in the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art. During the 1940s Greece was first subjected to a brutal Nazi […]