Activ sii in Zürich

On Sunday night, Action from Switzerland had the opportunity to participate alongside 23 other organizations at the aktiv sii event at Amboss Rampe in Zurich. The theme for the well-attended evening was: How can I be active in refugee integration/support in Zurich?The program opened with an informative presentation by Hanna...

Fascist attack on Souda camp, Chios

On Thursday 20th April: Souda camp came under attack from local fascists - again.Tensions have been bubbling since morning when a group of 10-15 locals gathered outside the newly rented building of our friends from Salvamento Marítimo Humanitario, protesting their presence. A hateful act of intimidation.Approximately 50-60 locals then re-congregated...

Are we really free?

(Photo credit: AP)The majority of the world today welcomes the New Year on 1st January.The Yazidis welcome theirs on a particular Wednesday of April known as Red Wednesday or “Sere Sal” (translated as “Head of the Year”).Today is the day.Who are the Yazidis?The Yazidis speak predominantly Kurdish and are one...