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Katja Lihtenvalner


Katja Lihtenvalner is a freelance journalist and researcher based in Athens.

In-depth: Officials wanted refugee children kept away from Greek youngsters. Far-right activists agreed. But some projects are ignoring government rules and helping refugee children end their isolation, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

30 June, 2017

A tale of two camps: Refugees in Greece face dramatically different experiences, depending on which camp they end up in, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

18 April, 2017

Investigation: Denial of medical treatment has led to deaths and miscarriages as those desperately seeking refuge from war are locked up in makeshift prisons, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

16 March, 2017

In-depth: Greece's capital is to get its first official mosque, but construction, which has stalled for a decade, has sharply divided opinion in the Orthodox-majority city. Photos by Kostis Ntantamis.

03 January, 2017