Polaroid Stories, Human Stories: like the old days, like today

Five Stories in five photos for the seminar entitled “Contemporary Photojournalism: From Research to Publication“, which took place in October 2017 by the photojournalist Giorgos Moutafis. The seminar was completed with the organization of a special event held on October 23rd, 2017, in the centre of Athens, where each participant presented their work. One of […]

#iBelieveInMe: “My dream is to live by the sea”

Alexandra, 32 years old, Beneficiary of the Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy Service, Athens Solidarity Center   Alexandra, as introduced to us, wants to talk about the series of events that brought her today to be one of the beneficiaries at the organization’s Solidarity Center in Athens. She strongly believes that her story can motivate others with […]

#iBelieveInMe: «Now I find peace with Mary – myself».

Mary, 62 years old Beneficiary of the Individual Counseling & Psychotherapy Service, Athens Solidarity Center   “I want everybody to learn that they can get free support here; I am very happy with the work being done for the Greeks here. My psychologist helps me to find peace with Mary -myself- and deal more calmly with […]

#Stranded | Joseph

Joseph Takougang, 45 years-old, 8 months in Lesvos  “At least in prison, you’ve got hot water and can take a bath” “My name is Joseph Takougang and I am 45 years-old. I have been living in Moria for 8 months and 2 weeks. I left Cameroon because I had problems with the police and the […]

#Stranded | Mohamad

Mohamad Musa, 67 years old, 2 months in Lesvos “Here the people do not have choices” “My name is Mohamad Musa. I am from Kabul and I am 67 years old. I came to Moria two months ago. Before I was in Iran with my wife and with one of my two daughters. My other […]

#STRANDED | Madeleine

Madeleine Kangmo, 24 years old, 3 months in Moria  “I want to do something in my life” “My name is Madeleine Kangmo, I am 24 years old and I am from Cameroon. I came in Moria three months ago. I fled from my country because I was a victim of domestic violence. I have never […]

#STRANDED | Kayuran

Kayuran Maruthanayakam, 30 years old, 2 years in Lesvos  “I feel unlucky, but I want to be saved” “My name is Kayuran, I am 30 years old and I am coming from Sri Lanka. I have been living outside Moria, at the so-called eleonas for the last 2 years. I am staying at a big […]

#STRANDED | Parathithasas

Parathithasas Kanapathipillay, 43 years old, 19 months in Lesvos “I can’t sleep at nights” “My name is Parathithasas and I am 43 years old. I have been in Eleonas for the last 19 months. My application for asylum is rejected. I will appeal with the help of a lawyer. I fled from Sri Lanka because […]