Fighting HIV in Thessaloniki

Inside Positive Voice with Amalia Manolopoulou Amalia Manolopoulou is the Office Coordinator of  the association Positive Voice for the city of Thessaloniki (on Egnatia street). She led me through the history of Positive Voice, and the activities that volunteers and associates organise to raise awareness about HIV positivity and safe sexual practices. Positive Voice is […]

Khuram with cats

A new arm to start a new life!

The campaign Second arm, second life for Khuram, is trying to help Khuram Shahzad getting a prosthesis A lot of small actions can make a big difference in the world we are surrounded by and in other people’s lives. We do not necessarily need to travel a thousand kilometers to help. We can contribute to […]

Pro-LGBT student protestors continue to face opposition in Turkey

2 students arrested for involvement in a pro-LGBTQI+ artwork depicting rainbow flags alongside the Kaaba were released on probation from jail earlier this month. Shortly afterwards, Erdogan pulled Turkey out of the internationally recognised Istanbul Convention on the grounds that it “normalizes homosexuality”. More protests followed as a result, with 12 students being arrested last […]

200 years of the Greek Revolution: An introduction

By Giorgio Zambello The Greek Revolution for independence started in the 25th March 1821. After almost 400 years of Ottoman dominion, many revolts broke out in several regions, seeking to re-establish the Greek identity and sovereignty. In this series of articles, after a careful introduction about the political situation in Europe and Greece at the […]

Peloponnese: The Heart of the Greek Revolution

By Giorgio Zambello The Greek Revolution for independence started in the 25th March 1821. After almost 400 years of Ottoman dominion, many revolts broke out in several regions, seeking to re-establish the Greek identity and sovereignty. In this series of articles, after a careful introduction about the political situation in Europe and Greece at the […]

Eight books to fight racism

Books become a window to other worlds. We can travel a hundred kilometers away from our home. We can become the shadows of characters that somehow become a part of us. But books can also become magnifying glass and make a radiography of our own world. They can help us to make visible the invisible […]

The promised wildlife

Written by Carolina Covelli, volunteer at Callisto Wildlife & Nature Conservation Society Let there be color, let there be green, let there be smiles that last much longer. From the air that fills our lungs, to the water that hydrates every cell in our body, wildlife plays a crucial role in the way we live. […]