A Little Review to 24mmjournalism’s Year 2016

A lot has happened in the past year. International politics, with Donald Trump being president-elect in the United States, are shifting towards a so called post-factual approach. All over Germany the amount of hate-crimes related to the right-extremist scene rose as newspaper ZEIT reports in this article. Neo-nazis rally against refugees and riot. Barracks and buildings…Read more A Little Review to 24mmjournalism’s Year 2016

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Inside City Plaza Hotel – self-organized refugee shelter

Approximately three months ago activists squatted an old business hotel in downtown Athens. The hotel is located on Achanon Street 76 near the center of the poor district of Victoria. As activists reported, especially at night the area around the hotel is a rough neighborhood. Several news agencies, websites and newspapers have been reporting about…Read more Inside City Plaza Hotel – self-organized refugee shelter

Day Seven in Athens – little retrospective view on the past week

After not 'travel-blogging' for five days I am back with a normal daily report. The past days have been quite full of beautiful impressions, as well as shocking ones and fun moments. As we were driving to Thessaloniki we got the message from on-site that police started evicting the leftovers of self-established and -organized refugee camp 'Ekostation'.…Read more Day Seven in Athens – little retrospective view on the past week

Camp Eviction at Macedonian Border

After Macedonia closed down it's borders for migrants to pass the situation for people searching asylum in northern Europe worsened a lot. The camp of Idomeni developed. Tragic pictures from Idomeni and the border made it to international media. On May 24th the Greek government started an operation relocating people from Idomeni to camps run…Read more Camp Eviction at Macedonian Border

Chasing Hope – Overcoming Europe’s Border Fences

Today colleagues and me launched the crowdfunding campaign for our new project "Chasing Hope - Overcoming Europe's Border Fences". Visit our indiegogo poject for further information. Goal of our travels and our project are to spread fates of refugees, dangers of taking the flight route over the Balkans, as well as stories of people actively…Read more Chasing Hope – Overcoming Europe’s Border Fences