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The “Migrant Crisis”: Narratives at a Dead End

The migrant crisis has brought much dissatisfaction amongst European citizens, and political pressures on their governments. As the EU struggles to handle the migrant crisis, Western and European media, as well as public discourse, are locked in a dead end between competing narratives of whether the migrants are guilty of the …

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Back to the Future: a Look Into a European History School Book Published in 2096

What will future generations think of us? How will they judge our actions? What will children learn in history class about how our generation dealt with current challenges? This article is what our journalist Sonja Wiencke thinks a school book for history will look like 80 years from now. Chapter I …

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Germany
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The Future of Immigration in Germany

Since the Paris Attacks and Cologne Sex Attacks, attitudes in Germany towards immigration have turned cold. Germany has accepted more refugees than its neighbours, and Merkel was initially praised for her magnanimous gesture. But the rising levels of discontent from citizens, the German parliament and the EU puts the future of immigration at question. How …

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Calais
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Calais: Looking back, forward, and beyond

Calais has been the topic of quite some international news coverage over the past weeks. Here is an update, looking back, forwards and beyond recent events. Calais: Looking back The third week of this new year saw an eviction order issued by French authorities to everyone living within 100 metres …

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Balkans
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Migration and the Western Balkans

The Balkans are a popular migration route as they are the bridge between Europe and the Middle East. Refugees and migrants are desperately moving onwards as quickly as possible. They run against the clock, for they fear that borders ahead of them will close, as the UN refugee agency affirmed. Following the …

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Lesvos
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Diary of a Volunteer in Lesvos.

Gaia Giletta is an Italian 25-year-old graduate student in Paediatric Nursing. She started doing her first volunteering experiences in high school and these eventually transformed into medical missions with the evolution of her professional formation. She went to Kenya 7 times, collaborating directly with an orphanage and with their heart …

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Lesvos
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The True Story of the Migrant Crisis in Lesvos: #NoFilter.

Gaia Giletta is an Italian 25-year-old graduate student in Paediatric Nursing. She started doing her first volunteering experiences in high school and these eventually transformed into medical missions with the evolution of her professional formation. She went to Kenya 7 times, collaborating directly with an orphanage and with their heart …

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Calais
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Of mud, hope, and borders: inside Calais unofficial refugee camps

At the French coast, next to two ferry terminals leading to the UK, two refugee camps have been existing for years, though never officially recognised by the French authorities. Calais and Dunkerque have grown significantly in recent months, as it has been getting more and more difficult for the asylum …

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The Biggest Moments of 2015

2015 is almost coming to an end so let’s review what events have made international headlines. 7 January, Charlie Hebdo Shootings, Paris Gunmen stormed into the satirical magazine’s offices and murdered 10 journalists, and killed two policemen during their escape. The attacks were in response to the magazine’s latest depiction of …

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Syrian Refugees: the European Reaction

10.6 million Syrians have left their country: almost half of all the people in Syria. This is the dramatic result of an unrelenting and devastating war that started back in 2011, after the outbreak of protests against the government. Millions of women, children and men abandoned their beloved land and …

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