Attacks on refugees, attacks on the LGBTQI community, police officers as aggressors. This year, the findings of an annual report by the Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) are, once again, concerning.
After intense protests and reports which uncovered the program’s links to distance learning providers, the government ended the program. Even now, however, the whole truth has not been revealed.
With the spread of COVID-19, citizens around the world are being asked to stay home and follow strict hygiene rules. But what about people who don’t have a home?
Whether it’s patients suffering from mental illness in the 1990s or the current refugee crisis – the same social stigmas apply
Two stories from two different time periods, seemingly unrelated to each other, point to the timelessness of deep-rooted fears towards ‘the other’ which generate scapegoats and reflect people’s worst reactions and behaviors.
Can you hate someone you don’t even know? Sociologists and media researchers whose work focuses on Poland, have been surprised in recent years to find that the country has one of the highest rates of Islamophobia in Europe.
Berlin is attempting to regulate the real estate market with an aim to decrease rents – causing mixed reactions. Is Berlin the ‘Caracas of Europe’ or a pioneer in establishing the right to housing?
Theoretically, abortion is legal in the Balkans. In reality, women who decide to terminate a pregnancy face various obstacles, from social stigma to legal restrictions.
Following the political unrest in Turkey which generated a wave of persecution against critics of Erdogan’s government, thousands of Turkish citizens are now seeking asylum in Greece.
From a xenophobic party in northern Italy, to a xenophobic party that was voted into the Italian Parliament. Steadily, Lega is increasing its power, following a successful strategy where social media has played a decisive role.