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Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor
immigration

International custody disputes pose problems in Slovakia

The conflict in a Slovak-Ecuadorian family show the struggle of parents who have custody of their children but not the cooperation of their Slovak ex-partners.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
16 Jan 2018 Slovakia

The 'other Austria' sends a powerful anti-government message

Tens of thousands protested in the streets of Vienna against the government’s discriminating policies and far-right rhetorics. Will the opposition stand up to the challenge of representing them as future voters?
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
16 Jan 2018 Austria

Rich Russians dominate list of new ‘Maltese’

Russians are taking advantage of Malta's Individual Investor Program, which sells Maltese -- and therefore EU citizenship -- for a fee of €650,000.
Daiva Repeckaite recommended by Daiva Repeckaite NewsMAVENS, Malta
15 Jan 2018 Malta

Italian official: Failed citizenship law ‘betrayed’ immigrant youth  

A short-sighted decision by the Italian government will affect hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth, the president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies says.
Guest Mavens recommended by Guest Mavens NewsMavens, Europe
15 Jan 2018 Europe

Austria minister's use of Nazi language part of party's pattern

Austria's interior minister has provoked international outrage by using a term associated with Nazi concentration camps, but such remarks seem to be part of his political party's vocabulary.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
15 Jan 2018 Austria

Sociologist Peggy Levitt: nations don't end at their borders

"We live in a mobile world: one in seven people in the world is a migrant. Some are international migrants, some are forced migrants, others emigrate of their own free will, some with great success, others not so much."
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
10 Jan 2018 Austria

When in doubt, blame the immigrants

Biased reporting on refugees and immigrants is spreading across European media. In a recent example, fearmongering and xenophobia, paired with sloppy reporting, resulted in a downright false story about “murderous migrants”.
Tijana Cvjeticanin recommended by Tijana Cvjeticanin Istinomjer, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 Jan 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina

The new Austrian government mistakes “asylum” for “illegal immigration”

With the use of exaggerated vocabulary, feebly concealed prejudice and manipulation techniques, the asylum policy of the ÖVP and the FPÖ conveys a clear message. Refugees are no longer welcome in Austria.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
8 Jan 2018 Austria

First baby of the year showered with xenophobic hatred

Some of the comments posted under a newspaper's Facebook post about the first baby of the year were so xenophobic that they have since then been reported as hate speech.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
5 Jan 2018 Austria

It is no accident that Xenophobia is on the rise in Hungary 

New research confirms that Hungarians are quick to reject any immigrant, even when he comes from a fictional country. Though this sentiment is not new to Hungarians, it is being skillfully inflated by politicians.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
22 Dec 2017 Hungary

Sudanese refugees deported from Belgium were tortured back home 

A few months ago the Belgian Secretary of State for Asylum, Migration and Administrative Simplification, Theo Francken, invited Sudanese government officials to identify migrants and arrange documents for their forced repatriation.
Marjan Justaert recommended by Marjan Justaert De Standaard, Belgium
21 Dec 2017 Belgium

Malta unveils its first-ever migrant integration strategy

Migrants will learn about-the country's values, standards and culture. Although this strategy replaced a highly criticized policy, it is not perfect yet. It fails to specify what happens when an asylum application is rejected. 
Daiva Repeckaite recommended by Daiva Repeckaite NewsMAVENS, Malta
18 Dec 2017 Malta

Dismantling civil war -- Why do neighbors start killing each other?

Writer Janne Teller warns that “either the moderates keep together [in Europe], or extremists will split us up.” As a scholar of the Balkan war believes that history is on the brink of repeating itself.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
24 Nov 2017 Hungary

Ex-Muslims feel betrayed by the left

In Europe, the debate about Islam is too shallow -- perpetually polarized between those who want to build walls around a Christian Europe and those who automatically deem any criticism of Islam to be "right-wing".
Ingrid Colanicchia recommended by Ingrid Colanicchia MicroMega, Italy
23 Nov 2017 Italy

Torture, rape and hunger in Libyan refugee camps

"Big, strong boys for field work," says a voice that could be that of an auctioneer: "800 ... 900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100" is heard before two men are sold for 875 dollars.  
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
21 Nov 2017 Austria

The threatening masculinity of outsiders

Rape and sexual violence in Austria are often addressed as problems caused by migration and refugees. In this way, parties use women's bodies for political ends.
Christine Tragler recommended by Christine Tragler Der Standard, Austria
10 Nov 2017 Austria

Fear and loathing in Kömlő

How did Hungary become a country where it is considered normal to notify the mayor and the police if a foreigner shows up? Via the government's anti-immigration campaign which successfully planted the seeds of fear.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
7 Nov 2017 Hungary

What are Poles really praying for?

Phrases of "prayer for peace" mingled with those about not letting refugees in and threats posed by Muslims. Xenophobia is key to Rosary to the Border.
Zuzanna Piechowicz recommended by Zuzanna Piechowicz Tok FM, Poland
26 Oct 2017 Poland

Being black in Slovakia 

Youtuber Abbie Trulíková comes from Congo. She started to make videos about Slovakia when she met her future husband, a Slovak.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
17 Oct 2017 Slovakia

By refusing support to refugees we are giving it to populists instead

This is the worst humanitarian crisis since WWII but populist governments are using it as a political tool.
Ivett Korösi recommended by Ivett Korösi Nepszava, Hungary
26 Sep 2017 Hungary
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