The coronavirus pandemic worsened the situation in segregated Roma communities in Slovakia with lacking access to education and hygiene.
At first glance, the so-called Querdenken (“cross thinking”) demonstrations in Germany unite a wide variety of people. Experts, however, see familiar patterns.
Students and staff of the The University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest (SZFE) are protesting against the takeover of the institution.
The lockdown period might have been lived by some as ‘prison’ but, according to sociologist Jean Viard, in France it went better than elsewhere. And in real prisons for some inmates it meant freedom, while others had to suffer a double confinement.
The lockdown due to the Coronavirus seems to have not hit the Estonian society as hard as other countries. While especially young professionals learned to explore their own country, the pandemic left vulnerable groups even more threatened.
The city of Lisbon, as a large part of the Portuguese territory, was blossoming with the tourism activity, the biggest export sector in the country. Now, there’s a serious problem to solve – how to recover from the big fall of the unexpected lockdown, that closed the borders and emptied the country of foreigners?