Hungary. The picture of the prisoners building a wall before our very eyes

Hungary. The picture of the prisoners building a wall before our very eyes

One of the main countries, and one of the most debated, chosen by refugees to reach Northern Europe is Hungary. Among the measures taken by Viktor Orbán’s government there is the construction of a wall along the border with Serbia, aimed to contain the flow of people illegally entering the country that, according to local

The much awaited European plan on refugees

The much awaited European plan on refugees

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, held his first speech on the State of the Union the 8th of September. He spoke to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, tackling the humanitarian crisis which sees hundreds of thousands of refugees crowding Europe’s southern borders.   In his speech he outlined the Commission’s plan

Hungarian camera operator fired for tripping over and kicking fleeing refugees

Hungarian camera operator fired for tripping over and kicking fleeing refugees

Petra László is the Hungarian camera operator fired by local television channel N1TV for having deliberately tripped over a man, a fleeing refugee, who was holding a child.   Hundreds of refugees were trying to escape the police’s grip near the Hungarian village of Rőszke, close to the border with Serbia, after having remained confined

The picture of a child, a man, and our humanity

The picture of a child, a man, and our humanity

The picture that will go down in history The image we hope will change history   The picture that shows we are not humane anymore The image that forces us to be humane   Humanity is dead in that picture A strike to our conscience A death that make our conscience bleed   A heart

Women can vote for the first time in Saudi Arabia’s history

Women can vote for the first time in Saudi Arabia’s history

Seemingly positive news is going to shake the history of the country where women have the least rights in the world and that of the entire Islamic world. Saudi Arabia will allow women to vote and run in municipal elections. The news has been released by local media in conjunction with the start of the