Refugees Perish in Harsh Winter

Refugees are dying from the harsh winter conditions on Lesbos, a Greek island. Refugees have died from being exposed to the cold, as well as from winter-related accidents such as the explosion of heaters and the intake of carbon monoxide…

Writers Jailed in Turkey for Expression

The Turkish government has engaged in a massive suppression of writers and journalists’ freedom of expression.  Almost 150 writers are currently in prison in Turkey and several more have been jailed for expressing criticism of this government restriction. Under Article…

Russia to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

In Russia, a proposed bill to decriminalize some forms of domestic violence has been circulated a second time through the Russian legislature. More specifically, the pending legislation would consider an assault as an administrative offense rather than criminal offense, if…

Afghan Refugees in Elliniko

Refugees around the world are facing a plethora of issues and challenges. However, Afghan refugees in Greece are currently dealing with a specific hurdle: the potential closure of their camp in Elliniko. Afghan asylum seekers in Greece are in a…