Six hundred tents lie under the sun, on the concrete. This is what the Piraeus port in Athens looked like back in June. by Daniela Sala This article was originally published in Italian in July, feautured by Vita website. Numbers are updated up to June 30th. In late July, Pireaus port self-organised settlement was dismantled and … Continue reading Life on hold – Stories from migrants stuck in Greece
Are we actually under siege? Is Europe overwhelmed by refugees? If we look at figures, they will tell us the opposite. Nevertheless, the current mainstream narrative about migration (from politicians to media) is partly telling us that we are somehow under siege. By Daniela Sala It is of course a simplistic and sometimes racist narrative. … Continue reading Telling migration: a challenge for journalists and activists
This post and the accompanying video is a cooperation with the No Hate Speech Movement and StuffByMorton. The Camp Energetic music, loud signging and vivid clapping fills the air of the Maximilian Park in Brussels. The smell of barbecue, colourful tents and a joyful crowd competes with the gloomy Belgian weather. On the 24th of … Continue reading The Power of Community
How community spirit helped build a refugee camp in Brussels: The story of the people from Maximilian Park. https://vimeo.com/141345744 Interviews and production: Katarzyna Mortoń Filming: Carmen Paun A cooperation with the No Hate Speech Movement and StuffByMorton.