Katja Lihtenvalner

Katja Lihtenvalner

Athina, Greece


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Katja Lihtenvalner

I am a freelance journalist and researcher based in Athens, Greece, for over five years.

Occasionally I also report on Slovenia, my home country. 

Some of the topics I report on: politics, far-right movements, migration, refugees, prisons and the justice system.

Master graduate. I speak 5 languages: English, German, Greek, Slovenian, Serbo-Croatian.

I follow the trial against Golden Dawn in Athens courts, first trial against Nazi political party after Nuremberg.

My work was published in Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, The New Arab, The Globe Post etc.

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Novartis bribery scandal rocks Greek political and media climate


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The hypocrisy of Greek society and the attitude towards women


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Anarchists and leftists gathered to oppose the nationalist rally, answering the protest with slogans including “Macedonia belongs only to its bears.” Photo: Katja Lihtenvalner.


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Hundreds of thousands of Greeks came out onto the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki chanting “Macedonia is Greece.” Photo: Katja Lihtenvalner


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Greeks not ready to give up the name Macedonia. Nationalist issue sparks biggest protests in over two decades.


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Drunk at a nationalistic party. Column on Macedonia Naming Dispute.


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Invasion of the Greek flags on the capital: "Macedonia is Greek!"


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Some Greek media are upholding a weird tradition. Image theft.


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The third anniversary since left-wing Syriza overtook the power


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Greeks don't trust to local media


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Political tensions in Slovenia mount over case of Syrian refugee


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Sexual assaults: Crime imported into Greek society?


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A human life in Greek detention facilities is worth less then a speck of dust.


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Horrors of Greek Detention Facilities Force Migrants to Attempt Suicides


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Female refugee outside of the Greek parliament, Athens during the hunger strike. 14.11.2017 (Photo copyright: Katja Lihtenvalner)


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Refugees ended hunger strike outside of the Greek parliament in Athens


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Refugee camp Skaramagas, March, 2017


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Meeting between Greek pre-minister Alexis Tsipras and American president Barack Obama, Athens, 16. November, 2016


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"Bosnia is today devastated. It's not a country where you can live," interview with Nidzara Ahmetasevic.


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Trial Against Golden Dawn Reveals Yearning for Hitler’s Third Reich


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Migrants call for freedom from Greek detention centres: 'I was forgotten here'


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Greece releases jailed anarchist writer Tasos Theofilou


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Refugee children marginalised in Greek schools as afternoon programme fails


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Abandoned refugees will eventually leave Greece, legally or illegally


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'Makeshift mosques' set stage for worship in Athens


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Desperate conditions in Greece's migration jails, despite reform promises


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On February 21, around 300 activists, mainly from Athens, entered the Amygdaleza detention center where around 1.700 migrants are detained.


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n election campaign kiosk in Athens Syriza supporters found out about results of elections, 20.9.2015


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