The deadly effects of bullying in Greece

The deadly effects of bullying in Greece

Athens, Greece – Greeks are demonstrating in a vigil, holding candles and photos of young Greeks who have been victims of bullying outside of the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square. Many are holding the photo of 20-year-old Vangelis Giakoumakis, who’s body was found two weeks ago. He was a student who committed suicide after being bullied by his peers, an incident that shocked the whole country. Christine Forsberg

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Vukovar: Still divided by war

Vukovar: Still divided by war

The war between Croatia and Serbia may be over but in border town Vukovar, which was one of the most destroyed places, a new generation inherits the stories of the war-generation before them due to heavy separation. Coen van de Ven

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The changes to Athenian nightlife

The changes to Athenian nightlife

When you walk around in the historic city of Athens, it is easy to see how the place has been affected by the crisis. Shops have closed down, refurbishment has slowed down and you see the people who has been struck the hardest begging on the street. But when the sun sets and the bars open, it is hard to believe that the people of Athens are a people of a crisis. Christine Forsberg

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An immigrants’ haven in Athens

An immigrants’ haven in Athens

Athens, Greece – The immigrant house in Athens has been a meeting place for young refugees of up to 20 nationalities for many years. The house does not only help immigrants but also offers a workplace for young Athenians who choose to devote their time to helping refugees become integrated. Euroviews visited the house and talked to the people there. Karim Al Amin Currently in Greece to write about hopes and challenges of the Greek…

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Polish Easter, a family (re)union

Polish Easter, a family (re)union

Poznan, Poland – Easter is a big thing in the predominantly catholic Poland. Families reunite, from all over Europe, to break bread together. Students and workers abroad return to their parents and spouses. “You won’t find a single Polish person in the UK, the Netherlands or Germany right now.” Kasper Goethals

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Grandparents: Islands of rest in a young Polish life

Grandparents: Islands of rest in a young Polish life

Poznan, Poland – Ania (17) is growing up in a country that is changing fast. Poland is an express train, steaming away from the grey stereotypical Eastern-European image, shaking off the remnants of the iron curtain at high speeds. When Ania was seven years old, Poland joined the EU. Highways and city development programs changed her world. Olivia Kortas

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