Big mansions and swimming pools under palm trees, suited young men posing in front of big cars and private jets – these Instagram and Facebook images would not stand out in the abundance of similar ones posted every day, were it not for their context. They were published as part of a two-year investigative report […]
Author: Pauline Lendrich
Pauline is a Master's student at King's College London. She is interested and currently involved in migration and refugee issues in Europe, primarily France and England. She received her Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from Maastricht University. Past experience includes Reporters Without Borders in Germany, and the European Journalism Centre in the Netherlands.
Synopsis: This blog series discusses the social-psychological background of mass atrocities, and what implications it may have for genocide education. Ordinary Murderers, Part 1: Crimes of Obedience The extent of past and current mass violence is shocking and barely conceivable for most of us as detached, remote bystanders. The most horrible genocides of our time have […]
The Arduous Road To Resettlement
Of the roughly sixty million refugees worldwide, a little less than 15 million work with the United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR – the agency responsible for most of the refugee referral to third countries – on their resettlement. And just a small fraction of those go through the complex resettlement process in the United States that can take […]