All articles from April 2016

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Peaceful protest

I could hardly sleep from excitement because my first day as a doctor in the clinic of "Better days for Moria" was just around the corner. All I knew was, that I was going to work in the unofficial camp…

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As rights go by

Yesterday, I attended the exhibition "As Rights Go By - On the Erosion and Denial of Rights”. It featured (video) installations, books, quotes and board games. Initially the great wall comic "The Magnificent 7" attracted my full attention: [gallery columns="5"…

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Ending photo of a successful event

Global volunteering day

Last Saturday "Volunteers for Peace Vietnam" (VPV), whom I am privileged to number among, hosted the "Global Volunteering Day 2016", together with other institutions. More than 20 countries and numerous organizations each prepared booths, where games and samples of local…

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Lifejacket Graveyard 2

Life jacket graveyard

After I had reasonably recovered from the previous night, I decided to have a "day off" and explore the island. [caption id="attachment_898" align="alignnone" width="805"] Molyvos[/caption] My first goal was to go to Molyvos, a small village in the island’s northern…

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Newspaper hoax leads to the Bundestrojaner

Newspaper canard leads to federal trojan horse

Today, the AK Vorrat published their statement on Minister of Justice Brandstetter’s proposal to introduce a governmental monitoring software (Federal Trojan). The detailed legal and technical statement shows, why this ad hoc legislation causes more problems than it can solve. PDF…

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University for industry, Hanoi (HaUI), in a classroom

I am happy it was not just a dream

It's Saturday night. I've settled in well in the VPV House, rejoicing every single day over the excellent food prepared twice daily for us volunteers. In general, it consists of rice and a variety of  pots of vegetables, meat and…

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boat with refugees and coastguard

South coast patrolling

This rainy night, "South coast patrolling" was once more the word. I packed my things and drove to the meeting point. Once there, we were divided into three different bases. We were sent to "Lasia", along with other volunteers from…

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BDFM - Better days for Moria

Better days for Moria My last article " At the port of Lesbos " (note the link above) ended by spending all night in my car. This is what happened afterwards : First experience with the BDFM = Better days for Moria The…

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