Deutsche Welle 18.05.2020
but remain wary
Restaurants and cafes across Austria have finally reopened their doors, and the mood among owners, staff and customers is a mixture of relief, pleasure and apprehension. Their main concern is: Will it last?
Deutsche Welle 25.04.2020
Austria persists with
relentless hard line on
Austria's government is keeping up its hard-line stance on immigration, continuing its policy of deporting well-integrated asylum-seekers, some of whom are qualified health workers.
Buschfeuer in Australien:
Ein verkohltes Nichts
Anfang Jänner musste der Vater von profil-Mitarbeiterin Kim Traill vor den Buschfeuern in Australien flüchten und sein Haus den Flammen überlassen. Jetzt ist er zum
ersten Mal dorthin zurückgekehrt.
ABC Australia 26.10.2019
I smuggled my family to Europe in the back
of a truck.
We could have
Four years ago, Nasir Ahmad Ahmadi was smuggled to Europe in the back of a truck with his family, watching women and children struggling to breathe from lack of air.
SBS Australia 18.04.2019
After a dramatic increase in religiously-motivated incidents and Islamophobic comments from politicians, Muslim women in Austria tell SBS News they are fearful.
ABC Australia 22.10.2018
The country that overturned its promise to refugees
Yasin and Shahab were welcomed into Austria with open arms. Now, a change of government - which has praised Australia's strict immigration policies - could deport them.
ABC Australia 20.03.2018
Vladimir Putin's reelection also marks the fourth anniversary of his annexation of Crimea
While ethnic Russian Crimeans celebrate the anniversary of Russia claiming the region, the peninsula's Crimean Tatar population are facing increasing persecution.
ABC Australia 18.01.2018
'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protests over anti-immigration agenda
Protesters compared Austria's new leaders to Nazis days after the new interior minister announced a plan to create camps for refugees that would keep them 'concentrated in one place.'
Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on Vladimir Putin's birthday in October 2006. Two years earlier I interviewed her at her desk in the Moscow offices of Novaya Gazeta, shortly after she had been poisoned on a flight to Beslan.
Lest we forget how Vladimir Putin cemented his power. By ordering the slaughter of the Chechen people, under the guise of "protecting Russia from terrorism". This film was put together to mark the 25th anniversary of the start of the Russian-Chechen war. It was mostly filmed in Karabulak refugee camp, Ingushetia, with Bentley Dean in January 2000. The Russian military had been carrying out "cleansings" in Chechnya, for four months already. Journalists were banned. An estimated 300,000 Chechens were killed in the two wars combined.
Ljoma Viskhanov was 8 years old in 1944, when Stalin gave the order for the entire Chechen and Ingush population to be deported from their homeland in the North Caucasus to Central Asia. Here is his story. (In Chechen with English subtitles.)