Fallout from an exposé of conditions facing garment workers in the EU. Written for the Balkan Insight.
Romania and Bulgaria have become Asia’s competitor on low wages in the clothing industry. Hundreds of thousands garment workers are producing for Zara, Lacoste, Hugo Boss, Kenzo, Marc O’Polo. While the public opinion is outraged by working conditions in Asia, “Made in Europe” is regarded as a fairtrade mark. I have documented the situation of garment workers […]
In November 2015, Romanians protested to take down a corrupt national system. Protests were triggered by the fire tragedy at a concert in Bucharest, that killed more than 60 and seriously injured many more. Article wrote for GEF – Green European Journal “We’re not numbers, we’re free, we’re so alive Cause the day we give […]
Romania has the highest number of resistant TB patients in Europe. A story about people and statistics. Iulian Dobre died of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. He was 42 years old and was one of the few patients who openly spoke about this disease, which is considered shameful in Romania. In theory the disease is treatable. In […]