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Whatever happened to Privacy?

What political actions are necessary to protect citizens from mass surveillance and what tools exist for people to secure their communications, movements and lives? This and other topics where discussed at our international activistm conference. Here you find the videos of the event.

Europe on the Move

“Because Europe’s not always in good working order, some demand less of it. We, on the other hand, want more Europe!” At the conference “Europe's Future – Europe’s Young Generation” young Europeans came together to discuss deficits and options of an Europe based on solidarity.

By Cornelius Wüllenkemper

The return of religious politics

Interview

Religion is back on the political agenda, with various religious issues the subject of intensive political debate. An interview with Ellen Ueberschär, president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

By Dr. Ellen Ueberschär

Decriminalizing homosexuality in Kenya

On the 24th of May 2019, Kenya's High Court will decide whether the sections of the Kenyan penal code that proscribe homosexual activity are unconstitutional. The Kenyan National Gay and Lesbian Commission (NGLHRC) has for years been fighting to repeal these laws.

By Caroline Kioko

Media Capture Central European Style

With foreign owners leaving the market, Central European oligarchs are buying whatever they can get their hands on. The region is an object lesson in how vested interests can create a quasi-media monopoly on information.

By Krisztián Simon

“All we want is to work in partnership with our readers”

Interview

Journalism is in a serious crisis. Nevertheless, alternative left-wing media are still out there in Europe, providing quality news and analysis with financial backing not from oligarchs or big business but from their readers. An exchange between the makers of merce.hu (Hungary), republik.ch (Switzerland), oko.press (Poland), and taz.de (Germany).

By Krisztián Simon

70 Years of Human Rights. Indivisible. Inalienable. Universal.

Introduction

70 years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We work with our partners around the world towards making democracy and human rights, dignity and freedom a reality for all. The triad of HUman Rights - Democracy- Ecological Sustainability is the basis for our work.

By Barbara Unmüßig

Interview: Andrij Portnow

Andrij Portnow ist ein ukrai­ni­scher His­to­ri­ker und Publi­zist. Er hat die Pro­fes­sur für „Ent­ang­led History of Ukraine“ an der Europa Uni­ver­si­tät Frank­furt Oder inne.

Interview: Andrij Was­ko­wycz

Andrij Was­ko­wycz ist seit 2001 Prä­si­dent der Cha­ri­tas Ukraine. Von 2007 bis 2015 Vor­stands­mit­glied der Caritas Europa; von 2011 bis 2014 Vize­prä­si­dent der Caritas Europa.

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