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08-05-2020

“An attack on academic freedom means an attack on democracy itself.” – Shelter City guest, David

Meet David from Venezuela, a university professor and human rights activist in the context of academic freedom and university autonomy. David is the current guest in Shelter City Utrecht.

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07-05-2020

Samen Hier online event#2: Tino’s tour of Rotterdam

The second online event of Samen Hier was a virtual tour with city guide Tino, who welcomed participants of the community to Rotterdam.

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23-04-2020

Connecting virtually with Samen Hier: A Syrian cooking workshop

To connect, while having a bit of fun as well, our Migration team has been busy organising a series of online events for and with the Samen Hier community.

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16-04-2020

Interview with Samen Hier Cultural Ambassador, Saron

Cultural Ambassadors are crucial puzzle pieces to making Samen Hier possible. To get a sneak peek into what is like to be a Cultural Ambassador, we spoke to Saron!

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16-04-2020

COVID-19 as an exercise in solidarity

A statement to the Dutch governments and the EU to support refugees in Europe in times of COVID-19

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31-03-2020

The COVID-19 crisis requires national and international solidarity

A statement to the Dutch government that support for developing countries should be part of the Dutch government's emergency meassures to combat COVID-19.

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27-03-2020

COVID-19 should not be used to restrict human rights as Hungary seeks indefinite state of emergency

Justice and Peace has joined other organisations in calling on the Hungarian government to set a clear end date in their proposed bill seeking an indefinite extension to the current state of emergency.

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27-03-2020

Tips from and for the Samen Hier community

Because of all the meassures taken surrounding COVID-19, it has become far more challenging for our Samen Hier participants to stay in touch with each other.

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26-03-2020

Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender

Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender. Photographer: Daniella van Bergen.

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