End the horror in Gaza
The crimes committed by Hamas do not absolve Israel of its own responsibility under international humanitarian law. The war must end.
Solidarity is not a soapbox speech
Defending an open society
A Positioning Statement
Under shock and bombs
Due to heavy bombardments our partners in Gaza are not in a position to give an interview. Therefore, we spoke with Chris Whitman, our Representative in Palestine and Israel who is in regular contact with them.
State of emergency times two
The deadly Hamas attacks are heavily impacting our partners in Israel. We talked to Guy Shalev, Director of Physicians for Human Rights, about the situation and their work with survivors.
Refugees & Migration
Here’s to the smugglers
After the refugee boat capsized off Pylos, nine people on board were arrested and brandished smugglers - just like thousands of other refugees languishing in European prisons. They are in fact heroes.
Abolish Prisons or End Impunity?
A Dialectic in Times of Transitional (and Lack of) Justice. By Mina Ibrahim und Stella Peisch
Signs of Times
Five theses on the military coups in the Sahel region. By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni
A life spent fighting for a different world
We mourn our colleague Dieter Müller [1959 - 2023], who died unexpectedly on August 12, 2023 in Mexico.
Global pandemic, global vaccination (in)justice
The Pharma-Patent complex and the dispute over the waiving of Covid-19 vaccine patents.
Nineteen and a half
The Palestinian Authority is bankrupt. A political reset is overdue.
Displacement and migration
Final stop - desert
Migration in the Sahel: As the EU exerts pressure, more and more people are left stranded in Agadez, Niger.
Against the privatisation of suffering
In a troubled world, psychosocial work means not simply enduring the conditions in the world that make people ill. Theory and practice of our cooperations.
"This shipwreck brings back my pain"
Open letter from over 180 human rights organizations and initiatives together with Tima Kurdi, aunt of Alan Kurdi, following the deaths of up to 600 people off Pylos, Greece.
The ban on demonstrations commemorating the Nakba in Berlin is primarily intended to protect Germany's image of Israel, but it damages democracy.
„Small is beautiful, but big is necessary“
Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury (1941 - 2023) has died.
By Dr. Andreas Wulf.
Flood-resistant construction will not help any more in Pakistan. A look back at prevention attempts
WHO under construction
75 years after its foundation, the World Health Organization (WHO) seems to be in need of reform in many places. What steps need to be taken?
Foreword to the book "Dieser Krieg endet nicht in der Ukraine” (This War Will Not End in Ukraine) by Raúl Sánchez Cedillo.