Day: April 16, 2018

Being black could be an advantage in Melilla

16th April 2018

The Maghrebi think they are discriminated upon in relation to the rest of the migrants. Photo: Javi West Once they are in the exclaves, it takes just three or four months for Sub-Saharan migrants to get to the mainland while the Maghrebi have to wait for one and a half years. Nineteen year old Abdurrahim […]

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Euroviews investigates: Are there still any migrants on Mount Gourougou?

16th April 2018

From the highest point of Mount Gourougou, it is easy to spot the destination many migrants in recent years have tried to reach: the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Reporter Javi West (photo) went to the mountain in hope to meet one of the migrants. Photo: Jesper Gynther Euroviews went to Mount Gourougou to see if […]

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Living on the Frontline of Ukraine’s Forgotten War

16th April 2018

Natasha checking in on her farm animals. Photo: Megan Birot As the war in Ukraine’s East enters its fourth year, with no prospect for peace; the people leaving near the frontline of the protracted conflict remain at its mercy. Natasha Titova holds her hands up and counts her fingers. “Seven times,” she shouts, that her […]

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The value of independence: How Ukraine struggles to remain Ukrainian

16th April 2018

A selection of hryvnia notes which each depict an important historical Ukrainian such as Bohdan Khmelnytsky the first Hetman of Ukraine on the 5 hryvnia note. Photo: Cathal Charker Following two decades of economic decline and four long years of war, how do Ukrainians feel about independence? 26 years. 26 long troublesome years of independence […]

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