Join the Campaign against Hate Speech

In just under a week’s time, we here at the You Are Welcome project will launch our local campaign in Dresden. Pertinent, current and interactive, it will help raise awareness of the problem of Hate Speech and stigmatisation in our society and be an active step towards combatting these issues. Hate Speech affects everyone, young, … Continue reading Join the Campaign against Hate Speech

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Hate Speech. An old phenomenon, a relatively new term.

  In November 2008 the Council of Europe launched a guide on Hate Speech with the aim of clarifying this concept. Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights says that “everyone has the right to freedom of expression”, including the “freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without … Continue reading Hate Speech. An old phenomenon, a relatively new term.

How can I help refugees?

One of the most frequently asked questions on search engines. Do you want to help but don’t know how? There are a number of practical ways in which you can help refugees: (1) Donate Money :Refugee support organisations and networks have to feed, house, keep safe, legally process, clothe and occupy refugees and often rely on … Continue reading How can I help refugees?

European Action Week Against Racism: How to get involved!

EUROPEAN ACTION WEEK AGAINST RACISM 2018 This week, 17-25th March, is European Action Week Against Racism 2018. EAWAR is a week-long UNITED for Intercultural Action initiative during which we show that we will not tolerate racist and discriminatory attitudes and instead celebrate the diversity that so enriches European societies. This year the slogan is ‘Diversity – … Continue reading European Action Week Against Racism: How to get involved!