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IWS RADIO #03 | Anti-Asian Racism, the Model Minority Myth and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a wave of violent racism against Asian communities all over the world. IWS members Ngoc, Haewon & Dahye welcome three guests - Jiye Seong-Yu from Asian Voices Europe, Esra Karakaya of Karakaya Talks and Thao Ho from DAMN (Deutsch Asiat*innen Make Noise) - for our third episode of IWS RADIO to discuss this and more...

IWS RADIO #02: Black Lives Matter! – In The Mediterranean Sea Too

For this, the second, episode of IWS RADIO, Lavenda, Jennifer and Denise from IWS are joined by Diana Arce from Black Lives Matter Berlin and Hela Kanakane from Alarm Phone.

IWS RADIO #01: Life In The Lagers During The Corona Pandemic

IWS RADIO debuted today on We are born free! Empowerment Radio and is now available online!!! This first episode exposes the inhumane conditions of the Lager system in Germany, especially in the times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

GERMANY MUST ACTIVELY PROMOTE THE RESPECT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW AT THE EU BORDERS DURING ITS EU COUNCIL PRESIDENCY

DEUTSCHLAND MUSS WÄHREND EU-RATSPRÄSIDENTSCHAFT AKTIV FÜR DIE EINHALTUNG VON MENSCHENRECHTEN UND RECHTSSTAATLICHKEIT AN DEN EU-GRENZEN EINTRETEN

“How Can We Win?” – Kimberly Jones

Kimberly Jones is an African-Amerian prolific novelist, director, human rights activist, and brilliant thespian who has become a change-agent within the literary world and in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Coronavirus, whose lives matter?

In an isolated refugee accommodation centre on the outskirts of Hennigsdorf in Brandenburg, its around 400 residents found themselves under indefinite quarantine. Instead of immediately isolating the infected residents after 68 people were declared Covid-19 positive, all five buildings were put under quarantine, with little information or consultation from the local authority who manage the accommodation.

The situation of refugees and the impact of coronavirus / Die Situation der Geflüchteten und die Auswirkungen des Coronavirus

Corasol organised a compilation of texts written by different organisations. You will find our text “Coronavirus - whose life counts” on page 14.

Black Lives Matter x HÖR Fundraising for IWS

Here you can see Jennifer Kamau talk about our work before Juba's set at the Black Lives Matter x HÖR Fundraising event.