Esther Jelinek

Esther Jelinek studies human rights at the University of Vienna. She began her MA studies in this area after completing studies in social work. Within the framework of this education Esther specialized in the field of asylum. She decided to pursue further knowledge in human rights since one is often confronted with enormous, multidimensional human rights violations in the asylum field.

Syrian Refugees: A Plea for Humaneness

‘Because humaneness, one can understand, is not welcome in this land and, therefore, [it] decided to emigrate.’ Sadly, Konstantin Wecker’s lines seem to be timeless and transcend borders. I was obligated to complete an Internship within the framework of my studies in human rights at the University of Vienna. My Internship took place at Amnesty International Austria. My adviser is in charge ...

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