The end of freedom of speech in Poland? The Lex TVN case

In August 2021, the party currently governing Poland, the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), introduced an amendment to the Polish Broadcasting Act. The amendment keeps companies outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from owning more than 49% of the stakes in Polish radio and television stations. The law, now informally called ‘Lex TVN,’ is believed to be […]

The Unified Protestant Church of France blesses a same-sex pastor marriage for the first time

A few days after my arrival in Thessaloniki, Greece, on July 24th, two women pastors tied the knot at the protestant Church of my home city Montpellier. The first in France, six years after the authorization by the French Protestant Church (A.F.P.) for its pastors to bless same-sex marriage. “A sign of open-mindedness”, according to […]

When the climate change becomes a climate crisis

Summer climate crisis cases ”Our relationship with nature is broken. But relationships can change. When we protect nature – we are nature protecting itself.” – Greta Thunberg While Covid-19 cases in the world are lowering, nature is giving more signs that we are on the edge of another global disaster.  For years scientists have published […]

“Sky Rojo”: a series that portrays human trafficking and prostitution

The 30th of July is World Day against Human Trafficking, worth $150 billion annually Inside the fiction “It’s a hamster wheel, chicas. You can’t run away from the club because you’re in debt. You can never run away from the debt because you’re being threatened. And you can’t run away from the threats because you’ve […]

The homophobic aggression in Spain that ended the life of Samuel

Recently, in A Coruña, Samuel Luiz was brutally beaten to death by 12 youngsters in a homophobic attack  The last few weeks in Spain have been hardly influenced by the series of LGTBI+ and homophobic attacks. On Friday 2nd of June, Samuel Luiz was brutally beaten to death in A Coruña, Spain. “Disgusting faggot”, said […]

The challenges of refugees and asylum seekers to start a new life

Refugee Day, celebrated on the 20th of June, offers a chance to raise awareness of the plight of refugees around the world and of the efforts to protect their human rights. Hamid is an asylum seeker from Syria, from the city of Latakia. He finished his Master’s degree in accounting before he and his brother left Latakia for a […]