All articles from 2016


The utopian idea of an equal-chance society

Volker Frey, Secretary General of the Litigation Association, explains that the association gives legal support to people filing lawsuits for discrimination (race, religion, disability). In twelve years, there have been about fifty lawsuits, most of which were won. Since no…

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Arrival of the boat - Katja base - Lesbos

My first assignment

Since I needed to recover from the long journey, I slept through the second night and turned up for deployment at 09:00pm. Towards midnight I was notified of a boat heading for ‘Katja’, south of the airport. When I arrived…

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The First day – Here We Go!

On the day of my arrival, the action started that same evening. Along with a team of Spanish lifeguards, we went to the beach at 11 p.m., where it was our task to survey the southern coast. Most boats plan…

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Journey: Italy – Greece

In late February I finally set forth on my journey to Greece. I boarded a train from South Tyrol (Italy) on Monday, 29th of February at 5am and arrived in Lesbos on Tuesday, 1st of March at 2pm. It was…

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