“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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.