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Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor
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Why Austria should finally remember Maly Trostinec

Why Austria should finally remember Maly Trostinec

In Belorussian Maly Trostinec, around 13,500 Austrian Jews were murdered, more than anywhere else. Despite this, it does not have a place in our collective memory.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
12 Dec 2017 Austria
The 'bromance' between Flemish and Catalan nationalists is not what it seems

The 'bromance' between Flemish and Catalan nationalists is not what it seems

During the month which the Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, has spent in Belgium he received an especially warm welcome from the Flemish separatists. But the apparent “bromance” is fragile and uneasy for both sides.
Marjan Justaert recommended by Marjan Justaert De Standaard, Belgium
7 Dec 2017 Belgium
The herbicide that could bring down Merkel

The herbicide that could bring down Merkel

With a Ph.D in quantum chemistry, Merkel is surely no stranger to the potential impact of chemicals in nature, but she may not have foreseen the devastating effect of an organophosphorus compound on her political career.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
1 Dec 2017 Europe
When police have to react to hoaxes

When police have to react to hoaxes

Recently, a rumor of a planned terrorist attack at a Christmas market has spread in Bratislava. It got so serious that the head of the police forces, Tibor Gašpar, had to interfere and calm down the public. What was the hoax about?
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
1 Dec 2017 Slovakia
Austrian Ski Association in the 1970s -- When rape was commonplace 

Austrian Ski Association in the 1970s -- When rape was commonplace 

It’s been difficult to look forward the joys of winter, lately. The subject of sexual violence continues to dominate headlines, as two ex-professional skiers share stories of abuse dating back to the 1970s.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
26 Nov 2017 Austria
We need to talk about Bonn

We need to talk about Bonn

The Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, was a disappointment. Since the Paris Agreement, the sense of urgency has disappeared. We need new ambitious leaders. All eyes are on Poland.
Marjan Justaert recommended by Marjan Justaert De Standaard, Belgium
23 Nov 2017 Belgium
How Slovakia tried to cure homosexuality in the 80s

How Slovakia tried to cure homosexuality in the 80s

Not many people have opened up about it publicly. One of them is Roman Dulgero, who was hospitalized at a psychiatry department in the 80s, and underwent therapy for homosexuality.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
13 Nov 2017 Slovakia
#MeToo: László Marton denounced

#MeToo: László Marton denounced

In the past few days, many Hungarians have joined the #MeToo campaign. Ten women have accused László Marton, a renowned director and iconic figure of the theatre scene.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
27 Oct 2017 Hungary
Sexy is ok, sexist isn't

Sexy is ok, sexist isn't

There are no excuses for Harvey Weinstein's behavior. But let's not confuse sexism with sexiness. We're not all perverts and sluts.
Marjan Justaert recommended by Marjan Justaert De Standaard, Belgium
26 Oct 2017 Belgium
Estonia's ex-PM accused of sexual harassment

Estonia's ex-PM accused of sexual harassment

One of the most popular Estonian politicians, the cover boy of the leading Reform Party, the shining example, ex-PM Taavi Rõivas, has been accused of sexual harassment. How will he come out of this?
Marian Männi recommended by Marian Männi Eesti Ekspress, Estonia
26 Oct 2017 Estonia
Grounded marine researcher haunted by his past

Grounded marine researcher haunted by his past

Was a priceless artefact found in Estonian waters handed over to Finnish researchers because of a petty rivalry?
Marta Tuul recommended by Marta Tuul Eesti Ekspress, Estonia
19 Oct 2017 Estonia
The paling of Austrian Greens

The paling of Austrian Greens

While still not officially confirmed, it is only a matter of time until the announcement is made: after 31 years in opposition, The Greens will lose all of its seats in the Austrian parliament.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
18 Oct 2017 Austria
Retreat -- Princely advice for the EU

Retreat -- Princely advice for the EU

Prince Michael of Liechtenstein’s family created a country that enjoys all the advantages of integrated Europe without any of the constraints of being part of the Union. So why is he advising everyone else to preserve the EU?
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
14 Oct 2017 Europe
Control+Z on Brexit will not reset the EU

Control+Z on Brexit will not reset the EU

Of late, several prominent legal analysts and political commentators have been saying that the UK can still stop Brexit proceedings. This opinion was echoed by high-ranking EU officials, and it is rumored that legal advisers to Theresa May agree.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
10 Oct 2017 Europe
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