Twenty years after the war, which was the biggest in Europe after World War II, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s society is still deeply divided. During the last twenty years, hundreds of millions of dollars have been given to different NGO projects aiming to connect the members of the three constitutional nations, Bosniaks, Croats and Serbs, in order to raise the level of mutual tolerance and to build a society that will be based on real democratic principles.
The UK has voted to leave the EU, a close decision which has left many British people, especially the young, feeling frustrated and apprehensive. Our author attempts to describe the reaction of the 48% of the voters who wanted to remain, and how it feels now to be in a post-Brexit Britain.
Protest songs are common in every country. Mainly throughout the 60’s and 70’s, when rock and folk became charged with political and social statements about the world, sex, work, power, relations between people, discrimination. They call for change and denounce that which is wrong. Protest songs are especially important and courageous in countries where fighting oppression can cost you your life. And that was the case in Portugal during the 40 year period of the dictatorship that ended with the Carnation Revolution in 1974.
May 9th is Europe Day, which means we celebrate peace and unity in Europe. On this occasion, we give an overview of how today’s European youth feels about the European Union.
Nile Miller came from Austin, Texas to the city of Kharkiv in Easter Ukraine as an exchange student. Little did he know when he arrived that he would witness a revoltuion during his time in the country. On MH he shares his views of a country that he often finds hard to make graspable for the people back home.
After weeks, even months of protest, it is hard to keep the overview of what has happened in Ukraine up to date. The MH team has summarized the most important events so far.
We spoke to Andrey Glushkó, who moved to Spain to live in ‘’freedom’’, his friend Anastasiya Belickaya, the young political scientist Nina Ivanova and the correspondent for El Mundo (daily Spanish newspaper) in Moscow to discover why 74 percent of Russians do not socially accept homosexuality.
Every minute eight people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. Today, there are nearly 45 million people around the world who have been uprooted.
The consequences of the war in Bosnia still remain. “The majority of the young Bosnians want to leave.” Alma, Anela and Srđan tell us about the reality of a divided country. The experts then explain to us what happened.
The Spanish crisis has caused changes in many people’s lives. From the perspective of a homeless man, this article provides an analysis of the help NGOs can offer, and the reasons why some people like him don’t want their help.