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

Activist attacked in Slovakia

A Swedish activist of Middle Eastern origin was assaulted in Slovakia. However, the case is not isolated: he was harassed in his native Sweden as well.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
14 Nov 2017 Slovakia

The 12 women who stood up to thousands of nationalists

When 60,000 marched to celebrate Polish independence on 11 November, 12 women rose to face them with a sign that read "Stop Fascism".
Joanna Wrózynska recommended by Joanna Wrózynska Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
14 Nov 2017 Poland

60 thousand nationalists march in Warsaw to honor Independence Day

"May all of Poland sing with us -- f..k off refugees!", "White Europe!", or "Pedophiles, lesbians, gays – Poland is laughing at you" -- these slogans were heard and read during the march. This event is meant to celebrate my country’s independence.
Zuzanna Piechowicz recommended by Zuzanna Piechowicz Tok FM, Poland
14 Nov 2017 Poland

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

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

Would you find these jokes funny?

Teachers expressed concern over racist jokes in a kids mag. We still live in a country where a fascist political party got 8% in the last parliamentary elections and some teenagers proudly wear badges with that party's logo.  
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
12 Oct 2017 Slovakia

University professor wants to solve world hunger with colonialism

The evidence is clear. Yet Professor Gilley still managed to get his unsavory dissertation published.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
29 Sep 2017 Europe
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