Menelaos Tzafalias

Menelaos Tzafalias is a freelance journalist and producer based in Athens, Greece. He has worked as an associate producer on the documentary "Palikari: Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre", a story about migrants and labour relations in early 20th century America.


Turkey is the sick - but still strong - man of Europe

Europe needs Turkey to stem the flow of refugees and migrants now - everything else can wait.


Yes or No, Greeks lose

Rubber-stamping the end of the European social model.

Human Rights

Stop gunboat humanitarianism

Is it wise of Europe to use military means to deal with migrant tragedies?

Poverty & Development

Asleep at the euro-wheel

Germany isn't Greece's main problem - Greece's finance minister isn't Germany's main problem, either.


Greek democracy

A chill for Europe and the world.

Business & Economy

The empty threat of Greece leaving the euro

The Grexit. How real is the threat of Greece leaving the euro currency bloc?


Syrian refugees in Europe: The law is not on their side

Europe should do more than export arms to war zones.

US & Canada

Amal Clooney's great Acropolis adventure

The Greek government wants the Elgin Marbles back - can Amal Clooney help or is it just a PR stunt?


Swiss vote: Europe's creaking sense of self-worth

Is Switzerland in danger of becoming a victim of its own success?


Greek, Roma and Muslim: An ill-fated foray into politics

Why Sabiha Suleiman, a minority within a minority, never stood a chance.


Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe

Europe can no longer portray itself as a bastion of humanitarian values if it doesn't address the issue of migration.


Golden Dawn and the rise of the far right in Europe

The post-2008 financial crisis is fuelling the rise of 'Eurosceptic' parties in countries run by unelected technocrats.