“We help with hygiene, sometimes we draw blood, we do…” mid-sentence, Barbara Sásová looks over for help finding the right English word to describe her duties. “Sanitary work,” she says, nervously giggling. At just 18 years old, she’s a nurses’ assistant at a hospital in Kyjov, a small town in eastern Czech Republic.Continue Reading

The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and the Czech Republic have decided not to attend this weekend’s mini summit on migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker is convening the emergency meeting in Brussels on Sunday in an effort to overhaul the EU’s asylum system, which has put a strain on the bloc’s frontier countries, where refugees continue to arrive daily.Continue Reading