“I will never forgive this government for the lost eyes and savagery that we saw on June 20th” – a photo essay from the ongoing protests in Tbilisi

“What is it all for?” the old lady grabs my hand and squeezes it desperately, waiting for some wise answer.  “Why?” she repeats, emphasizing her question with a gesture towards a square full of people gathering for the second day … Continue reading “I will never forgive this government for the lost eyes and savagery that we saw on June 20th” – a photo essay from the ongoing protests in Tbilisi

The cross-border race: A local initiative uniting both sides of the Oder River

This article is the second in a series of articles written by the graduates of 2018’s Solidarity Academy and re-published in collaboration with Lossi 36. Solidarity Academy is an international project aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectuals … Continue reading The cross-border race: A local initiative uniting both sides of the Oder River

Where did all the men go? How Tajik migrants make their home country go around

This article is part of a collaboration between The Perspective Webzine and Lossi 36. The Perspective Webzine is a student based web magazine created and led by Lund University’s Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF).  Should you ever find yourself venturing into the … Continue reading Where did all the men go? How Tajik migrants make their home country go around

“People are opposing it in a very vivid way”: an interview with a Polish protester and abortion rights activist

Since 2016, tens of thousands of Polish citizens have been protesting in favour of the liberalization of abortion rights, the so called Black Protests. No one expected that Polish society would be so responsive, yet it happened, and showed that … Continue reading “People are opposing it in a very vivid way”: an interview with a Polish protester and abortion rights activist

The return of a grievous epidemic: rising HIV/AIDs infections in the post-Soviet states

On December 1st, dozens of countries and organizations around the world observed World AIDS Day, an opportunity to mourn those lost to a disease that the United Nations once hoped to eradicate by 2030. Statements of solidarity were issued by … Continue reading The return of a grievous epidemic: rising HIV/AIDs infections in the post-Soviet states