In her article, Atiena Abed Nia puts the focus on the refugee’s situation at the European borders and the EU’s corresponding policies and actions. With Morocco as an example, it deals with the European migration policy and takes a closer look into the ‘New Pact on Migration and Asylum’. Finally, Atiena gives her own assessment of the EU’s necessary actions for the future.
Interview by Laura de Boer Katherine Arena (2020-2022) has done her Bachelor in European Languages and Cultures at the University of Groningen, where she majored in European Politics and Society. Her first Semester of Euroculture was spent in Groningen and her second in Udine. She is currently doing her internship at the Institute for Minority … Continue reading In Focus: 3rd Semester || Internship at the Institute for Minority Rights
By Loura Kruger-Zwart This article is the third of a short publication series in which articles written by the new editorial team will be showcased. This article is written by Loura Kruger-Zwart (from Australia and New Zealand, cohort 2021/2023), currently doing her first semester at the University of Groningen. Content Note: this article discusses rape, … Continue reading Cultivating Consent Culture: Shifting Attitudes in Public and Politics
This year, Poland experienced a large influx of refugees arriving over the border of Belarus. The refugees are victims of a geopolitical struggle, which does not seem to end soon. The EU, self-proclaimed promotor of Human Rights, now sees violations of these rights on its own territory. What is the EU’s role in this conflict and with the new geopolitical tensions?
Ever since Alexander Lukashenka rigged the results of the Belarusian elections in 2020, his country has been mired in turmoil. The state has doggedly persecuted activists and protestors and increasingly committed grotesque Human Rights abuses. These actions have led to harsh condemnation from Western powers and some action, chiefly imposing sanctions against leading figures in Minsk. But to what degree have powers such as the European Union (EU) confronted Lukashenka’s regime?
In this article, Kumush Suyunova wrote about the persecutions undergone by Crimean Tatars under Stalin and asks whether this ethnic cleansing should be called a genocide.
In this article, Kardelen Besime Tepe who was born and raised in Turkey gives her insights on Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention and what this means for her and her female counterparts.
Monitoring data is an important part of States' counterterrorism strategies. But sometimes, this necessary step presents a threat to fundamental human rights. What is at stake here?
Supporting the Belarusian people on the Day of Solidarity with Belarus, in our newest article, Hannah Bieber, editor-in-chief and Leyre Castro, editor at the Euroculturer Magazine have gone through the development of the events in Belarus since early August 2020, the constant human rights abuse and the international response to them. #StandWithBelarus
In this article, Leyre Castro tells us about the protests happening in Poland against Poland Constitutional Court's last ruling on abortion.