(NO) HUMAN RIGHTS DAY AT EXTERNAL EU BORDERS – Rigardu releases evidence of systematic police violence against refugees

On the occasion of Human Rights day on the 10th of December, German organization Rigardu is releasing an extensive report of illegal push-backs and police violence against refugees and migrants at the borders of the European Union with Serbia: www.borderviolence.eu. « One of us, a 13-year old boy couldn’t stop crying because of the gas […]

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Story of the dead body

Note by Felix: This guest post was written by a man who is currently stuck Šid and has been trying for a longer time to continue his journey to Europe. As he fears danger for his family, he wants to keep his real identity secret. I had already met him in June and now, during […]

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As borders remain closed, lack of perspective increases

This August, Katrin and Max joined Rigardu’s project on site in Šid, Serbia. Here we organize mobile showers, the distribution of drinking water and cooperate with other NGOs that provide food and medical care. Serbia it is then. A friend had told us about Rigardu and their activities in Serbia and, without too much pondering, […]

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Fleeing: Normality or Emergency

As a volunteer, you quickly get adjusted to the new type of everyday life. In the beginning you are busy with coping and getting used to the whole situation but then you adjust into the course of actions that are necessary for the work and develop a daily routine. Every second day we go out […]

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