When people die because their rescuers are standing trial
Jul24

When people die because their rescuers are standing trial

While European politics is discussing symbolic political measures and right-wing populists of all countries are trying to push through deportations and prevent immigration, hundreds of people continue to die in the Mediterranean attempting to reach Europe by sea. Civilian sea rescuers are doing their best to prevent this – and are increasingly criticised and criminalised for doing so. We spoke with Claus-Peter Reisch, the captain of the Lifeline, about the the fraught situation.

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The EU and its mafia: it’s complicated
Jul21

The EU and its mafia: it’s complicated

For years it seemed the European Union had given up the fight against corruption and organised crime. Now something could happen again – although not much is to be expected from the political sphere.

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The magic nights of San Giovanni
Jun23

The magic nights of San Giovanni

Turin, capital of Piedmont in the North of Italy. A city of art, with its marvellous Savoy residences built by the royal Savoy family, its great Piazzas, its museums. A city famous for football and the FIAT logo. However, Turin also has a hidden side unknown to many, linked to magic and ancient pagan beliefs.

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“Hong Kong is not Xianggang”
Apr16

“Hong Kong is not Xianggang”

The images of the Umbrella Movement have circulated around the world – but since then Hong Kong has disappeared from the focus of the world stage. Did the situation improve since then? No, to the contrary. The activists from Meta Hong Kong are not prepared to accept this and are campaigning for a more democratic and social Hong Kong.

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Chocolate eggs and doves – Easter in Italy
Apr01

Chocolate eggs and doves – Easter in Italy

People are preparing to celebrate Easter all over the world. Let’s see what is happening in Italy.

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