There is no escape from violence for LGBTQI+ asylum seekers

They flee their countries because of violence and persecution. Once in Europe, they face discrimination again. “We have been repeating that for years: the camps are not a safe place for LGBTQI+ asylum seekers.”

“What does Europe want to achieve? That we will all commit suicide one day?”

A new refugee camp on Samos is almost ready. Nobody knows if it will be an open or a closed facility. One thing is for sure, though: the prospect of confinement in the middle of nowhere leads to the deterioration of asylum seekers’ mental health.

The cost of agricultural produce in Portugal’s Alentejo region

Diana Takacsova’s photography stresses the role of the essential workers who are frequently trapped outside the formal system, juxtaposing it with the intensified land use and the inadequate living and labour conditions present in the Alentejo region.

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The cost of agricultural produce in Portugal’s Alentejo region

The cost of agricultural produce in Portugal’s Alentejo region

Diana Takacsova’s photography stresses the role of the essential workers who are frequently trapped outside the formal system, juxtaposing it with the intensified land use and the inadequate living and labour conditions present in the Alentejo region.

Greek strawberries “made in Bangladesh”

Greek strawberries “made in Bangladesh”

Up to 10,000 migrant agricultural workers live in makeshift camps in the strawberry fields of Ilia, which produce the “red gold” that generates tens of millions of euros in exports. While the Greek state remains indifferent, the number of workers is expected to increase, as production is projected to skyrocket by 2025, covering approximately 6,200 acres.

A Tale of Two Hotels

A Tale of Two Hotels

Refugees were left homeless following evictions as the EU-funded programme providing shelter in hotels ends.

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