lgbtq+ event

lgbtq+and migration: an event by sympraxi

The migration crisis concerns all of us at different scales. Sympraxi, who works on gender issues, organized an event on the 25 January here in Thessaloniki to gather people affected by this topic and talk about it.A documentary was screened to illustrate this theme and also involve an unknown topic in the migration crisis: The […]

Another battle lost for young students in Hungary

I was in my third year, studying audiovisual communication and motivated by previously unknown arts, such as art, photography and cinema when I discovered a film that aroused all my curiosity for Hungary, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, it had it all, a strange mix between an extravagantly perfect photography and a great sense of humor. […]

Eleftharias Square, July 1942

The Mother of Israel forgotten in a parking lot  

January 27 marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Every year we pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust in order not to forget and to reaffirm, today and every day, our determination to oppose anti – Semitism and any other form of intolerance. However, sometimes […]

October 17, 1961, a colonial massacre

The night of October 17, 1961, was one of the last representations of hatred of French colonial hegemony. It represents this authoritarian trade of the French Government of those who were once called the French Muslims of Algeria.In 1961, Algeria was a French territory colonized in 1830 and divided into departments. Algeria’s war of independence […]

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day: All big Things Start with Small Changes

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus transmitted by some bodily fluids such as blood, breast milk, and genital fluids. HIV attacks the cells that protect our body, making us more vulnerable to other infections. This is why some symptoms of HIV include fever, sore throat, or fatigue. If not treated correctly, HIV can lead […]

solidarity rising

Solidarity Rising: Cycling for Raising Awareness about Western Sahara

Western Sahara is a sparsely populated, mostly desert region in northwest Africa, bordered by Morocco to the north, Algeria to the northeast, Mauritania to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The UN designated Western Sahara in 1963, which was under the colonial rule of Spain between 1884 and 1976, as the […]

pushbacks

Pushbacks and Rights Violations at Europe’s Borders: the Case of Greece

According to the Greek Council for Refugees, in 2021, a total of 9,157 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece. This marks a decrease of 31.7% compared to 15,696 in 2020, mainly due to an increase in pushbacks, the militarization of borders and restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, the Greek authorities deny […]

human trafficking

Human Trafficking: a Crime against Rights and Freedom

The traffic of human beings is one of the most significant crimes against humans that damage fundamental individual rights: deprivation of freedom and security, the impossibility of access to health assistance, education and family relations. This phenomenon includes conscription, transfer and accommodation of people through duress or using other forms of coercion, kidnapping, deception, intimidation […]

south south cooperation

Short History of South-South Cooperation

The United Nations General Assembly has chosen 12 September to celebrate South-South Cooperation (SSC), the date on which the United Nations Conference adopted the “Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Promoting and Implementing Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries”. This year, the UN Day for SSC also coincided with the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD-Expo), an […]

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“Make the world a better place”: therapeutic program named Argo

Short introduction Argo is a state therapeutic program for drug addicts started back in 1998. It was the first daily ambulatory program for drug addicts. So, instead of taking drug addicts outside of the city and separating them from the rest of the people, the idea is to help them do their therapy within their […]

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