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4Aug
August 04, 2017 Interviews 0

Nowadays, in the declarations of Human Rights of both European Union and UN there articles regarding freedom of expression and of press. According to you, what does freedom of press mean and is this right respected in Europe? The question is indeed complicated; it is very difficult to give...

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4Aug

Because of its geographical position in the Mediterranean, Malta is receiving a very large amount of refugees as it is the first European outpost encountered by refugee flows from Northern Africa and the Middle East. Together with Spain and Italy, the small island has to bear the bulk of...

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20Jul
July 20, 2017 Blog, Tamar Buachidze 0

Racism – “the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason”. (Abraham Joshua Heschel) There are hundreds of definitions of racism out of which the most widely accepted one focuses on its meaning as discrimination, prejudice and antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief...

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30Jun

We are all taught at a very young age that once before Hungary was much bigger than it is today, having borders stretching further in every possible direction. In this September I had the chance to travel to one of the lost regions digging a little deeper into its...

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29Jun

Poland is the most important destination state in the European Union for Ukrainian and Belarusian migrants. One of the reasons can be seen in the similarity of Slavic languages. Moreover the cultures share the same roots. Migrations have an enormous influence on the society. The integral part of the...

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28Jun

500,000 – that is a number of foreigners in the Czech Republic. Around 60,000 among them are from Vietnam. They are the third largest minority in the country. The first Vietnamese came already to Czechoslovakia where they were studying under the agreement about increasing the qualifications of the young...

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27Jun

In East-Central Europe, despite of our common roots, we are divided by so many historical traumas. We have cultural traumas in common, e.g. the German or the Soviet occupation, but there are some more we caused to each other, as the national identities of this region born, evolved and...

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26Jun

Migration crisis: billions of people breaking the borders just to live in the wealthy Western European countries. These are the strong quotes of internet media titles or even politic parties in V4. Why? Because last two years are media and people themselves fighting with the fear from terrorists, foreign...

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25Jun

Populism has always been there, but its rise has explicitly advanced lately around the world, Hungary being no exception. Populist leaders are gaining support and an increasing number of populist parties are obtaining votes, securing parliamentary seats and entering government coalitions as well as emerging as an active opposition. What...

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24Jun

With the intensifying Syrian conflict, there has been high level of violence and destruction with various parties engaging in crimes and breaking the rule of law. Rapes, sexual assaults, recruitment of child soldiers and forced displacement have become common. The conflict is not only present in Syria but has...

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