My Interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Matthieu Aikins

about his book “The Naked don’t fear the Water. An underground journey with Afghan Refugees” in the Greek newspaper Efimeritha Ton Sintakton

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A Reckoning – Tomi Reichental & Alexandra Senfft

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental and Alexandra Senfft, the granddaughter of a Nazi war criminal who had a part in the deaths of some of his family members. They will be speaking in Dublin Castle this evening called A Reckoning: Jews, Germans and The Holocaust.
Ryan Tubridy Show, RTE Radio 1
November 9, 2022
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Holocaust horror can yield deeper insight into dealing with other dilemmas of history

Sympathy for victims and survivors of atrocity only goes so far: we must empathise with people who need help now

Derek Scally, The Irish Times, October 31, 2022

“Through her pioneering work, Senfft explores questions of identity and trauma among perpetrator descendants. That work has brought her into contact with survivors and their families and she has appeared in two documentaries with Tomi Reichental…

“I bear no guilt but have taken on the responsibility to face the past,” she says. “We must break the silence in order to restore the victim and survivors’ dignity and to break the spell of the victimisers.”
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John Boyne: ‘Would The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas be published today?

“Only in the last years have grandchildren of Nazi perpetrators begun to break the silence on their family history in a way their parents could not. Leading the way is Alexandra Senfft – a close friend of this reporter’s – whose grandfather Hanns Ludin was Nazi governor in occupied Slovakia”
by Derek Scally, The Irish Times, September 20, 2022
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Draconian punishments for boat people

Europe’s contempt for refugees’ human rights
At the EU’s outer borders, the right of migrants to a fair asylum procedure continues to be systematically disregarded. Take Greece, for example: in the worst case scenario, those shipwrecked may even face a lengthy prison sentence.
Alexandra Senfft reports for from Syros, Deutsche Welle, 20 June 2022
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