Diana Takacsova

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Facing 10 years in prison for an act of desperation

Facing 10 years in prison for an act of desperation

Visualization: Spoovio Proof-read: Gigi Papoulias Nasrin didn’t want to give birth inside the camp. After the family was told their transfer to Germany had been accepted, she was hoping she’d be able to travel before giving birth. She was 27 years old, pregnant with...

Serbia: Green waves washing over polluted land

Serbia: Green waves washing over polluted land

Images: Nikos Pilos Translation: Gigi Papoulias As Miodrag Živković recounts the events surrounding the expropriation of his land by the Zijin company, the unyielding smell of sulfur and ashes invades the nostrils. Slatina, where the 58-year-old's family has lived for...

European Court decision finds 2016 collective pushbacks “lawful”

European Court decision finds 2016 collective pushbacks “lawful”

Illustration: Fanis Kollias A long-awaited decision issued by the European Court of Human Rights on April 5, on a case regarding a violent pushback of approximately 1,500 asylum seekers into Greece via North Macedonia in 2016, has raised concerns for the state of...

Masafarhána: Inside the invisible refugee houses in Athens

Masafarhána: Inside the invisible refugee houses in Athens

ARTWORK: KYRA SACKS TRANSLATION: GIGI PAPOULIAS After a 30-minute drive from downtown Athens to the northwestern suburbs, the car stops in front of an entrance of a three-story building. There’s a metal door, which prohibits passers-by from seeing the interior...

The food we eat: Tomatoes and greed – the exodus of Ghana’s farmers

The food we eat: Tomatoes and greed – the exodus of Ghana’s farmers

Our food systems destroy natural landscapes, lead to the exploitation of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers around the globe, and are responsible for the torture of animals. The environmental impact of food production ― which encompasses production, processing,...

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