Film Club: “The Other Side of Hope”

Dear friends, we have the pleasure of inviting you to the next film screening. On Tuesday, 7th November, we will be screening “The Other Side of Hope”, a drama and social comedy about the life of Syrian refugees in Helsinki, Finland. Here are a few comments/reviews on this film: “A deeply humane film, as well…

Poetry: Euro-Mernet at Homage to Brighton event

On Saturday, 30th September 2017, the Homage to Brighton event brought together poets, musicians and poetry & music lovers for celebrating our multi-cultural city and that always shows support and solidarity with the local and global communities. The event was planned to coincide with the poetry events series across the world throughout week, globally coordinated…

Action Day: Countering Hate Speech against Muslims

Dear friends, today marks the World Peace Day. The No Hate Speech Movement (NHSM) campaign of the Council of Europe observes this global occasion by launching another action day today. This time the theme is Action Day countering Hate Speech against Muslims. You can find the list of suggested actions here: http://nohatespeechmovement.org/hate-speech-watch/actionday On the NHSM…

Human Rights Day 2016 – Euro-Mernet actions

Despite the worrying news on human rights violations across the world continue to dominate the daily news, it is days of action like this that unite people and strengthen the spirit in defending human rights. Human Rights Day, that marks the launch of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on 10th…

Project partnership news: Takeaway Heritage

Euro-Mernet and its project partner Refugee Radio have recently delivered a series of briefing and training sessions on their latest collective project, “Takeaway Heritage.” Project volunteers attended the briefing and training sessions with a view to explore the oral history memory collection and interviewing techniques. The Takeaway Heritage project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund…