With more than 12.000 pageviews in a single weekend, and hundreds of shares on Facebook and Twitter, our reporting on the “Millions in funding at stake for refugee housing” became the most read article at Solomon.
What happens to asylum seekers when they manage to escape the inhumane conditions in which they live in the Reception and Identification Centers on the Greek islands? How do they experience the legislative changes regarding the asylum status, but also the restrictions they place on NGOs?
Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity in the context of the project design and implementation, collaborated with Andreas Hatzidakis Professor of Marketing at Royal Holloway University of London, who is the scientific supervisor at the research and the researcher Iordanis Paraskevas, who undertook the implementation of the research and the writing of the report.
It was March 2020 when Greece imposed the first lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. The country is currently in its second lockdown, which for the moment has been extended until January 7, 2021.
In 2016 Mahmood left Jalalabad, his hometown in Afghanistan, and embarked on a dangerous journey to Europe. After six months he made it to Greece. We meet him in a flat in the suburbs of Athens, which he shares with up to twelve other compatriots; struggling with the Greek asylum services; making a living on the streets; and strolling through the center of Athens. This is his story.
A short rain in Lesbos turned everything into mud in some parts of the “Moria 2.0”, the new camp in Lesbos, for one more time. What will winter look like for its thousands of residents?
Almost a month after it was set up, this is how life was like in “Moria 2.0” on October 8th, after the first day of rain.
We’re thrilled to announce that Solomon is the very first Journalism project in Greece launching via Kickstarter.
This is a newsletter different from before. That is because we are facing a situation different than before.