A Postcard from Greece

A Postcard from Greece

By Silvia Giulini At the stroke of the 20th hour of the day, the sailors weigh anchors and the ferry starts, slowly, to glide on the sea. Next to me Abdullah, a young Afghan guy, smiles. He turns towards me and tells me, almost in confidence, “I don’t want to see Lesvos at least for the next five years. I hate it”. In front of […]

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21st of March, International Day Against Racial Discrimination

21st of March, International Day Against Racial Discrimination

On this day, back in 1960, police opened fired and killed 69 protestors in Sharpeville, South Africa. Those people were at a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid pass laws. Six years later, the UN proclaimed this day calling on the international community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination. Today in 2017, racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the […]

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8th of March, International Women’s Day

8th of March, International Women’s Day

Artwork by Niki de Saint Phalle, Californian Diary “Dear Diary, I saw a fat woman on the beach today and she reminded me of a great pagan goddess. Black is different. I have made many black figures in my work. Black Venus, black Madonna, black men, black nanas. It has always been an important color for me. Today, walking on the beach I watched a […]

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International day against Racism | March 21, 2016

International day against Racism | March 21, 2016

International Day agains Rascism & Week of Solidarity with those who are fighting for equality! New campaign, new partners, honoring the International Day against Racism and the week of Solidarity with the People fighting Racism and Racial Discrimination! Every day, people of all ages endure hatred, injustice and humiliation because of their skin color, descent, national or ethnic origin and other supposedly racial characteristics. Such discriminations has underpinned […]

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Malala’s story presentation in Athens | March 8, 2016

Malala’s story presentation in Athens | March 8, 2016

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, National Geographic and CineDoc with the cooperation of Megaron Plus, on Tuesday 8th of March 2016 Davis Guggenheim’s documentary “He named me Malala”. Through Guggenheim’s lens, the audience has the opportunity to get to know Malala in her everyday life at home with her brothers and parents, and also understand her relationship with her father Zia, who […]

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Let’s say today, the 18th of December 2015, the International Day of Im/migrants, a truth

Let’s say today, the 18th of December 2015, the International Day of Im/migrants, a truth

By Dora Vangi Here in Greece, we tend to connect the word “immigrant” with the black people we see in the streets, the Pakistani who work by the traffic lights, the criminals, the people who do not speak Greek fluently, the refugees who were forced to leave their country, the ones who live in Viktoria or Patisia and those who work in construction. Let’s leave […]

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October 11th was a very special and colorful Sunday!

October 11th was a very special and colorful Sunday!

Last Sunday was a colorful day! October 11th is the Coming Out day in the United States to support and encourage the LGBTQI+ people to “come out of the closet ” and publicly declare their sexual orientation and/or sexual identity. It started 27 years ago and every year, even though it is still not established as a World Day, more and more countries are celebrating […]

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A girl’s Night @ ΡΟΜΑΝΤΣΟ

A girl’s Night @ ΡΟΜΑΝΤΣΟ

  On Sunday, 8 of March 2015, ROMANTSO along with Generation 2.0 RED invite you in an evening specially dedicated to the most unique creatures of this planet. To all of us who, even if we are different from each other, we are women first of all! Taking advantage of the International Women’s Day in 8th of March, we plan to have fun in an […]

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