Secret surveillance and dodgy orders - with a campaign lasting several months, the European Union removed civilian rescuers from the Mediterranean Sea. An example on how the Italian authorities acted against "Jugend Rettet".
Coming of Rage aus Bosnien-Herzegowina. Sammy Khamis und Krsto Lazarević sind durch das Land gereist und haben mit jungen Menschen über Heimat, Hoffnung und Hustle gesprochen.
The Berlin based NGO CADUS is running a field hospital in Mossul, where they treat civilians, trapped between the terror of IS and the bombs of the US-led coalition. We covered their effort for the ARD Magazine MONITOR.
We want to enable the citizens, to look at the State of Exception, which is continuously established to facilitate the self-aggrandizement and assertiveness of the sovereign. It encroaches upon each of us.
Every day people are subjected to racist discrimination in Germany. In our video series, for Amnesty International's "We Take Racism Personally" campaign, some of them share their experiences and counter strategies.
More then 60.000 refugees are trapped in Greece, without a safe passage to other European countries. Many of them being minors in detention. Malik is one of them.
Interventionist, anti-advertising, poster campaign by four Berlin based collectives and half a dozen self-organized refugee organizations and activists.
Interactive map, data visualization and article collection for the daily newspaper taz in cooperation with Bildargumente and Ca ira!, exploring how the EU spends money through various contracts in order to stop migrants already on the African continent.
A continent trying to block off migration. An ongoing crisis at sea. A small group of activists trying to save lives and deal with the inherent dilemma of whitewashing an unbearable situation.
Mongolian Nomads struggle with mysterious diseases in their livestock, contaminated water, and toxic dust. A French nuclear company claims they have nothing to do with it. [German]
The German podcast for polemics and palaver about the Balkans going bonkers. Brought to you by the fierce, yet nationalism-disabled, post-Yugoslav journalist duo Krsto Lazarević & Danijel Majić.
Malawi is addicted to tobacco. The crop yields much needed revenue but also occupies vital farmland in a country beset by hunger. An international development programme subverts diversification efforts. [German]
In 2014 the Islamic State (IS) group raided Sinjar. The islamist militia killed, raped, and abducted large parts of the Yazidi population. After the IS withdrew in 2015, Idriss, a young Yazidi, is looking for a future in his place of origin.
There is a social revolution going on in northern Germany. The rebellious residents of the lowest populated district have refused to follow the rise of xenophobia in the country and all over Europe. Instead they welcome arriving refugees with open arms.
Black flags are blowing in the wind in the Bosnian mountain village Gornja Maoca. They carry the sign of the Islamic State militia. How could secular Bosnia and Hercegovina turn into one of the biggest recruitment centers for ISIS in Europe?
In a massive direct action more than 3000 climate activists shut down parts of Vattenfall's lignite mining operations in Lusatia, Germany.
Video production for "Fluchthelfer.in", a campaign by political art collective Peng & Friends to promote and support facilitation of refugee mobility inside the European Union.
Sava Mala is like Berlin in the 90s. But the alternative artist's neighborhood is in danger. For the first time in Serbia’s history, artists, musicians and painters face a problem, that is already common in Western Europe: Gentrification.
A group of volunteers bought a 98 years old trawler, to carry out search and rescue ops for migrants in distress. They can´t ignore further death at sea and demand for a #safepassage.
Each year, thousands of undocumented migrants get stuck in the French harbour city of Calais, just about 20 miles away from their destination: The coast of Great Britain.
The syrian student Khalil, who studies in Leipzig, can´t stand to see whats happening in Syria without doing something. He decides to pack a car full of medical aid and to drive to the wartorn city of Aleppo. [Text/German]
In the Bab al-Salameh refugee camp, in northern Aleppo province, children are suffering from their experiences of the Syrian Civil War.
Vanessa and Mariangela lost a friend in the Syrian civil war and can't stand to watch the Syrian people suffering from the distance anymore. So they decided to do something...
A young LGBT community tries to enhance the human rights situation in its country, Belarus. They fight the state and the discriminatory mainstream society. A visit to the last dictatorship of Europe.
For more than a decade the people of Rossport, in the very northwest of Ireland, make a stand against Shell's "Corrib Gas Project".
The first ascent of a 200m overhanging wall in Sicily by Lukas Binder and Florian Hagspiel. In solidarity with the refugees, coming here from Northern Africa, they called the route "Freedom of Movement".
Jürgen Hassemaier is one of the pioneers of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Germany. He believes "collective agriculture can be an alternative draft to our society of fastfood and financial crisis".
Each night hundreds of illegalized refugees try to get on a truck in the french harbor city of Calais, to reach the United Kingdom via ferry. This is the Story of Mohamed from Daraa, Syria.
Forgotten in the Desert – Abandoned by NGOs and the international community, about 400 refugees from the Libyan civil war live in a closed down refugee camp at the edge of the Sahara.
A whole Family, with children born and raised in Germany, deported to a country without perspective.
The most serious punishment that our society provides for a human being. For tens of thousands of animals it is reality from birth.
With 126 hours transport time, more than a hundred blockades, about 50.000 protesters, and 20.000 cops, the castor transport 2011 was the longest and the most expensive in german history.
For the NGO "Sea-Watch" we produced a crowdfunding video for their new ship, which they are going to use for SAR efforts in the mediteranean, and as a symbol of the demand for a #safepassage. Allready in 2015, the crews of the Sea-Watch 1 were able to safe more than 2000 lives.
Kosovo is the youngest state of Europe considering the date of its establishment as well as the average age of its inhabitants. A collaborative photo essay about the Kosovo.
The french port city of Calais is one of the few hot spots of undocumented migration to Europe, where the numbers of refugees are continuously dropping – as the result of an unprecedented marginalisation campaign. [Text/German]
The deportation to Kosovo in 2003 was a shock for the Avdijaj Kids. Now they are back in Germany, but their right to stay depends on their efforts in the university. [Text/German]