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Category: On the Road

Es Fogueró Palace on Mallorca: Big plans, overgrown ruins and a brutal murder

Once upon a time, every night 2000 people flocked to the revue theatre “Es Fogueró Palace” in the north-east of Mallorca. But after only a few years the entertainment temple closed its doors forever, the business was too unprofitable. The place only made the headlines again when a body was found there.

Hope and repression – A weekend at the protests in Minsk

Peaceful protests and police violence, hope and fear, courage and apathy – on my trip to Minsk, I encountered the different shades of Belarus in turmoil. While the young generation seems like a guarantee for change, there is a danger that apathy might return to Belarus. Supermarkets where you could…

Discrimination, Arbitrariness and Kidnapping: Homelessness in Belarus

In Belarus gibt es keine Obdachlosen und keine Armut. So lautet zumindest die Staatsdoktrin der autoritären Regierung von Präsident Alexander Lukaschenko. Die Realität ist davon allerdings weit entfernt, wie eine Reise in das osteuropäische Land sowie Treffen mit Betroffenen und Vertretern von Hilfsorganisationen zeigen.