On the 12th of March of 1930, Mahatma Gandhi, along with 80 other activists departed from Sabarmati Ashram. They were to march for 24 days, totalling 384 kilometres. Their final destination was Dandi, a coastal village where they were to make salt by evaporating the sea water. Using a protest strategy called dilemma action they […]
During the European Week against Racism, Balkan Hotspot organised different events to highlight the issue, to raise awareness and to bring people together. Find pictures and videos here!
On the 8th of March it is International Women’s Day. Greece is still scoring low on the European Gender Equality Index. How can this day be used to change that? Find out more and find events organised around the day in this article!
Tomorrow, the first of December, is World AIDS Day. On this day, we raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. To highlight this day, we interviewed two employees, Amalia and Vasilis, from Thess Checkpoint, the HIV prevention centre in Thessaloniki. They told us more about their work and stigma around HIV and AIDS in Greek society. We also got tested for HIV ourselves to see how the process goes.
Here are some of the pictures capturing the Civil March for Aleppo that was taking place in September in Thessaloniki at the statue of Alexander the Great.