Refugee crisis? Global crisis!

Millions of people override Europe's borders, and then the massive rollback: 2015 was a turning point in migration policy. What does this mean for medico's work?

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Beyond aid

It is good and just to give homeless people shelter for the night, wrote Bertolt Brecht. He added, however, that this will not change the world, or shorten the age of exploitation.

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City Plaza Athens

The best Hotel in Europe

At City Plaza Athens, 400 refugees found a place. They came with no belongings and do not need to pay. Check in and support now! Read more

Analysis paper

Out of sight, out of mind

Symposium about externalisation and regionalisation of migration and refugee policy, 23 February 2016, Berlin Read more

Human rights in Egypt

The regime strikes back

Civil society organisations like the El Nadeem Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture are under growing pressure. Read more

Migration through Mexico

Grieving mothers become activists

The movement Migrante Mesoamericano is providing support to migrants transiting Mexico. Marta Sánchez Soler emphasises the political character of this aid. Read more

side view mirror: talk with partners

Virginie Lefèvre, Lebanon

How does a society at the edge of war treat 1.5 million refugees? An example from Lebanon. Read more


Fit for Disaster

“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about making people fit for survival. Read more

Protest in Guatemala

An end to fear

A diversified movement has conquered the streets. Read more

Sierra Leone

Cured but not in good shape

It will still take a long time for Sierra Leone to overcome the impacts of the Ebola epidemic. Read more

Reconstruction in Nepal

Fast isn’t the same as good

Emergency aid after the earthquake: Conflicts of interest between the national government and Western aid. Read more

Political Imagination

Resisting Resilience

Resilience is nothing if not an apprehension of the future imagined as disaster/attack. Resilience thereby comes to be a fundamental mechanism for policing the political imagination. Read more

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