balkan stories



A True Balkan Story

This is the story of 82 year old Panagiota Vasileiadou from Idomeni in Greece. No more words needed. Except Thank you! Find out what you can do to support refugees on the UNHCR's homepage.

Eine kleine Fluchtgeschichte

Diese Geschichte hat nicht direkt mit dem Balkan zu tun. Aber mit Umständen, die denen ähneln, denen am Balkan zehntausende Menschen unterworfen sind. Es ist die Geschichte, wie Freunde von mir unter Lebensgefahr geflohen sind. Es ist das Jahr 1966.... weiterlesen →

There Will Be More of This

At the behest of Austria's ambitious, right wing populist Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia have closed their borders to refugees. This has just made the flight to safety even more dangerous for refugees than it was... weiterlesen →

σας ευχαριστώ

Emilia Kamvisi and Stratis Valamios, 85 year old pensioner and the 40 year old fisherman from the Greek island of Lesbos, have been nominated for the Nobel Prize for Peace 2016. This isn't exactly news but I only came across... weiterlesen →

This Is Who You Want To Send Soldiers Against

  Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz and Austrian Minister of Defense, Hans Peter Doskozil, have announced they are considering an Austrian military mission along the Balkan refugee route. This announcement made on Friday marks an escalation in the already precarious... weiterlesen →

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