This is a newsletter different from before. That is because we are facing a situation different than before.
Last month, journalist Corina Petridi met in Lesvos Ms. Afroditi Andrikou, head of the Registry Office in Mytilene.
The digital narratives were created under the project “Narrating COVID-19: Testimonies from Refugees and Migrants in a Time of Pandemic”, which was implemented by the MSc “Global Health – Disaster Medicine” of School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), in order to highlight the humanitarian role of new technologies, which has been used as a tool of self-expression to capture the psychosocial effects of Covid-19 in vulnerable populations.
The living conditions that asylum seekers endure at the Moria Reception and Identification Center on Lesvos have become infamous. Insiders who know about the inhospitable environment at the camp are not surprised by clashes which have turned deadly. Residents have persistently asked for more security.
Last Friday we stood with the young climate strikers in Athens.
Our Solomon LAB student Noor Omran created this short video about the Melissa: Network of Migrant Women in Greece in order to raise awareness about the inclusion of refugee and migrant women in Athens.
Our Solomon LAB student Stavros Dimopoulos created this short video about Mohamed’s cave in Granada, Spain.
Our Solomon LAB student Elias Sharifi created this short video about the Lycabettus Hill in Athens by interviewing a tour guide who talks about the history of the Lycabettus.
Our Solomon LAB student Nancy Moraiti created this short video making the portrait of SIMEK, a visual artist based in Athens, Greece.