""They get a different meaning than being strictly cemeteries; they became an appeal for peace and reconciliation""
Project Manager, UNESCO World Heritage bid
"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
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