Category Archives: Deutsche Welle

For king and country! Belgium’s royal succession

King Albert II of Belgium is abdicating and passing the crown to his son Philippe on the July 21. As the country experiences increasing pressure to reduce the role of the king or even abolish the monarchy, it’ll be up to

For king and country! Belgium’s royal succession

King Albert II of Belgium is abdicating and passing the crown to his son Philippe on the July 21. As the country experiences increasing pressure to reduce the role of the king or even abolish the monarchy, it’ll be up to

EU collapse as seen from the future

In the heart of Brussels, just blocks away from the EU institutions, the House of European History in Exile gives an insight into the heritage of the European Union. Not much news there, if it wasn’t for the fact that the backdrop of

EU collapse as seen from the future

In the heart of Brussels, just blocks away from the EU institutions, the House of European History in Exile gives an insight into the heritage of the European Union. Not much news there, if it wasn’t for the fact that the backdrop of

Street protest painting - Dirk Eelen

Syria as seen on YouTube

Belgian painter Dirk Eelen’s new exposition ‘Syria as seen on YouTube’ confronts the audience with the atrocities of a bloody conflict, and what to make of what we see. A scene of street protesters. A painting of an injured boy

Street protest painting - Dirk Eelen

Syria as seen on YouTube

Belgian painter Dirk Eelen’s new exposition ‘Syria as seen on YouTube’ confronts the audience with the atrocities of a bloody conflict, and what to make of what we see. A scene of street protesters. A painting of an injured boy

Brussels Philharmonic ready to ditch paper music scores and go digital

On this week’s edition of Inside Europe: a report on the Brussels Philharmonic orchestra, which has embarked on a project to swap all its paper music scores for digital tablet technology. * * * * * * The digital revolution

Brussels Philharmonic ready to ditch paper music scores and go digital

On this week’s edition of Inside Europe: a report on the Brussels Philharmonic orchestra, which has embarked on a project to swap all its paper music scores for digital tablet technology. * * * * * * The digital revolution

How to deal with a civil war past?

As Spain is struggling with austerity, unemployment and social unrests, a different debate has emerged in Spanish society. One that involves its past rather than its present. Since 2000, several civil society groups have organised the exhumation of mass graves

How to deal with a civil war past?

As Spain is struggling with austerity, unemployment and social unrests, a different debate has emerged in Spanish society. One that involves its past rather than its present. Since 2000, several civil society groups have organised the exhumation of mass graves

On the fronline (2) [article]

As a follow-up of my last post, Deutsche Welle also published the written version of my report on Malta’s asylum seekers. The article outlines the human rights conditions in the detention centre in Safi, illustrated by a selection of the

On the fronline (2) [article]

As a follow-up of my last post, Deutsche Welle also published the written version of my report on Malta’s asylum seekers. The article outlines the human rights conditions in the detention centre in Safi, illustrated by a selection of the

On the frontline of European asylum [radio]

Malta is on the frontline of Europe’s asylum struggle. The island located in the middle of the Mediterranean receives the highest number of asylum seekers per inhabitant of all European countries. While new arrivals are detained in closed centres, Malta

On the frontline of European asylum [radio]

Malta is on the frontline of Europe’s asylum struggle. The island located in the middle of the Mediterranean receives the highest number of asylum seekers per inhabitant of all European countries. While new arrivals are detained in closed centres, Malta