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Learning again to walk

As a child her family would “escape” in the mountains in early spring walking long distances and taking pictures of the nature. Years later, being locked down in Athens, Iliana Papangeli rediscovered the city walking – with her camera in hand.

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“In Turkey there were 40 of us in a small, covered truck”

“In Turkey there were 40 of us in a small, covered truck”

We met Raz in the afternoon of Sunday, January 21, 2020 at the We Need Books in Kipseli, Athens. He had gone to arrange Greek lessons, which he intended to start. “I am forced to. For my papers, for the language test. So as to bring my wife here,” he told me in fluent Greek.

The tandoor of Moria

The tandoor of Moria

Afghan wood-fired ovens are an example of people’s attempt to resist a regime of detention which imposes misery as normality.

Refugees with disabilities – the most overlooked among the invisible

Refugees with disabilities – the most overlooked among the invisible

Η περίπτωση του ανήλικου πρόσφυγα Μαλίκ που έχει σύνδρομο Down και σχεδόν καθόλου βοήθεια για να ζήσει σύμφωνα με τις ανάγκες του, δεν είναι η μόνη που συναντάει κανείς στους προσφυγικούς καταυλισμούς της Ελλάδας.

The chronicle of a dozen deaths foretold

The chronicle of a dozen deaths foretold

The living conditions that asylum seekers endure at the Moria Reception and Identification Center on Lesvos have become infamous. Insiders who know about the inhospitable environment at the camp are not surprised by clashes which have turned deadly. Residents have persistently asked for more security.

Displaced by coal (part two)

Displaced by coal (part two)

A journey to Western Macedonia where the region’s villages are being wiped off the map by coal mining.

Displaced by coal (part one)

Displaced by coal (part one)

A journey to Western Macedonia where the region’s villages are being wiped off the map by coal mining.

Hamid: An expert carpet maker from Iran in Athens

Hamid: An expert carpet maker from Iran in Athens

He used to work in carpet store and began to make plans to open his own carpet business in London based on his Turkish network in Istanbul. But life had provided a different plan for Hamid.

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