Brecht De Vleeschauwer is a freelance journalist and photographer.

He travelled to Brazil, Russia, Mozambique, Egypt and almost the entire Balkan region to make stories about migration and the dark relationship between politics and sport. These have been published with Apache, Knack, Mo* Magazine, De Morgen and Vice among others.


Brecht De Vleeschauwer

Supported projects

The Balkan route in 2020

  • Migration

BRUSSELS - This story tells how European border and migration policy is making life difficult for people on the Balkan route. Officially, the route is closed, but this research shows how it is still active.

Refugees along the border of Fortress Europe

  • Migration

Worldwide, more than 65 million people are on the run for war, terror, poverty or climatic changes. A sad record. Although only a small percentage of these refugees go to Europe, the political discourse on migration and refugees is one of an evil that should be prevented by all means.