Is Europe losing it?

9. April 2016 by Sandra Grindgärds

Sandra GrindgärdsObserving how Europe manages the current influx of migrants, I wonder, is Europe losing it? How much longer can we hold on to our credibility of being a society built on human rights, tolerance, equality and social capital? Growing racism, justified hate-speeches and human beings being marked as security risks all indicate that an enhanced ‘we versus them’ culture is rising. A culture that says some human beings are superior to others, that compromises social capital and the ability to trust each other.

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A Syrian perspective on Europe and the refugee crisis – a chat with Razan Ibraheem

01. February 2016 by Elisa Montesinos Aguilar

Elisa Montesinos AguilarWar has been raging in Syria for almost five years now. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the conflict has pushed over four million refugees out of the country and made hundreds of thousands of victims. Many Syrians have embarked on very perilous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea in search of a better life in Europe.

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