Since the murder of Jina Mahsa Amini, there have been ongoing protests in Iran, resulting in a revolution that is accompanied by protests and statements of solidarity all around the world. In this interview, KOPFZEILE talks to the Iranian students Sogande and Dokhtare Iran. These are not their real names, of course. Both have to stay anonymous, fearing repercussions from the Islamic Republic, a regime that imprisons people who speak the truth and stand in solidarity with the revolutionary protests in Iran.
Category Archive: GENERAL
When Christopher Columbus arrived in the Caribbean, it marked the beginning of centuries of exploitation and slavery. Our author writes about the ongoing celebration of colonialism in Europe.
Domestic violence is a massive problem in our society that cuts across all social classes. Statistically, women are particularly frequent victims of physical and sexual violence in partnerships. KOPFZEILE talked with a victimised women about her experiences.
May 28th is World Menstruation Day or Menstrual Hygiene Day. The aim is to break taboos surrounding the subject of periods and to ensure that girls and women worldwide have access to safe menstrual products. An important topic, our author thinks.
One of the best-known Spanish traditions is being called into question by a change in social mood. Economically, too, the spectacle has been in crisis for some time and survives only with the help of subsidies. How much longer will it manage to stay alive? Would it be legitimate to ban a form of cultural expression? How can a solution be found to this conflict that divides the population so strongly?
For the sake of the environment, more and more people are going vegetarian or vegan and therefore sometimes resort to products containing soy. But are tofu, soy milk and co. sustainable at all?