The Past, Present and Future of Human Rights

#KeepingUpWithTheInterns Hello everyone! This week both of us Human Rights Interns (Matthew and Rimaz) worked together to bring to you this blog post where we are going to explain to you briefly what Human Rights are, and talk about their origins. The post will be contemplating the past, present and future of human rights. We also produced a short video to introduce to you the 30 Human Rights presented in the declaration made by the United Nations (UN).    Simply for read more

Interpreting for refugees: my perspectives (Part 2)

#KeepingUpWithTheInterns Hello everyone, I hope that you and your loved ones are well and in a good health. It’s getting really hot again and let us not mention Malta’s humid and rather enjoy the air conditioning and fans. Today I will be sharing the second part of my previous blog post, about my perspectives on interpreting for refugees. In this part, I will be focusing on the process of interpreting and how it’s practiced.

Interview with an intern: Erna!

#KeepingUpWithTheInterns Hey all! I hope you are all good and that you’re enjoying this blazing hot summer! It has been a while since we wrote a blog post but do not worry we are back again! Today I will be interviewing Erna Landgraf, who just finished an internship with aditus foundation. So without further ado let’s get to know Erna!

Interpreting for refugees: my perspectives

#KeepingUpWithTheInterns Hello everyone! I hope you and your families are all safe and well. It is summertime , I hope you are all enjoying it despite the circumstances. Today’s topic will be divided into two blog post, due to its depth and length. I will be writing about one of the oldest professions in the world: interpreting. In particular, about interpreting for refugees in Malta. This first post is inspired by the UNHCR handbook on interpreting in an asylum context.

Reflections on Racism

#KeepingUpWithTheInterns Hey all! Hope everyone is safe! I am currently writing this blog post at 12am…I know I should be sleeping but there is something on my mind that I feel like sharing with you. On 25 May 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. It all happened on a Monday night. An employee at a Minneapolis grocery store called police after Floyd allegedly tried to pass a forged cheque. CCTV footage shows that read more