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. A True Balkan Story weiterlesen
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.
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 … There Will Be More of This weiterlesen
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 the video a couple of days ago and couldn’t help sharing it.
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 situation for refugees in the Balkans.