26 / 03 / 2021
“I wonder if I’m a slave”: Domestic workers in a state of modern slavery
Testimonies from women who are facing the pandemic while trapped in "self-isolation" for months on end.
21 / 03 / 2021
A Tale of Two Hotels
Refugees were left homeless following evictions as the EU-funded programme providing shelter in hotels ends.
17 / 03 / 2021
“Greece will regret not making use of our potential”
As the government appoints a Deputy Minister responsible for integration, images of evicted refugees living on the streets can be seen all over Greece. "Since you don’t want us here, at least let us move on and best wishes to you all,” said the Syrian we met in Karditsa.
05 / 03 / 2021
A fire in tent 959
A heavily pregnant Afghan woman set herself on fire, after hearing her transfer to Germany was postponed again. The act was viewed as "a cry for help" by many. The woman had been living in Lesbos' infamous camps for over a year.
25 / 02 / 2021
Unaccompanied minors: Dis-continuum of protection
We discuss the realities of unaccompanied children on the move and attempt to address the varying experiences of children migrating – both positive and negative.
17 / 02 / 2021
Apostolos Kapsalis: “We are travelling in uncharted and stormy seas”
We sat down for a long discussion with the researcher of the Institute of Labor for the phenomenon "Manolada", the realities of migrant workers in Greece, and the challenges that the pandemic brought -and will bring- not only to the agricultural production, but the rights of the ones ensuring it.
09 / 02 / 2021
Paul Schlag: “The improvement of the labor market integration can be a very long process”
We spoke with the German researcher Paul Ferdinand Slag on the occasion of the “An Abundance of Unleashed Potential” report on the access of refugees to the labor market.
20 / 01 / 2021
Grief and mourning among refugees
Mourning is an inevitable experience that occurs following the loss of loved ones. Going through the bereavement process in a host society, refugees are faced with different challenges, very often without even being able to practice their funeral rites and rituals. Nikos Gkionakis, experienced psychologist and Head of Babel Day Center, offering mental health services to refugees in Athens, is our guest for this session.
14 / 01 / 2021
Refugee minor in Patras: “See you in another country”
In about five hours from the time of writing these lines, and after already five days of failed attempts, M., a 17-year-old boy from Afghanistan, one of the dozens of refugees and migrants who have camped at the factory, will try to hide on one of the vehicles in the port, hoping that this time he’ll make it.
06 / 01 / 2021
“The state is very funny”
Dandom Howladar owns a mini market in central Athens. Since the pandemic hit, fewer customers shop at his store - and they don’t always have good intentions.
18 / 12 / 2020
Inside a gardener’s quarantine
For a year and a half, Hamid Nasseri moved daily from the center of Athens to the northern suburbs and took care of the gardens at houses there. Until the coronavirus appeared, the country entered a second lock down, and he was forced to lose his job and income again.