Vera Deleja-Hotko is an investigative journalist, based in Austria.

Vera is the Head of Research at FragDenStaat, a NGO specialised in freedom of information requests. Her research focuses mainly on the topics migration, right-wing  extremism and social inequality. Vera was part of the research team that published the Ibiza video in May 2019 and the international collaboration that published the Frontex Files in February 2021. 

Basic information

Vera Deleja-Hotko
Migration, right-wing  extremism, social inequality

Supported projects

Prisons in Paradise

  • Human Rights
  • Migration

SAMOS-KOS - This cross-border independent investigation focuses on the newly opened “closed controlled access center” on the island of Samos. The first “pilot project of the European Union” that opened on the 18th of September this year and was entirely financed (43 Million Euros) by a fund of the EU-Commission, which vowed to “No Moria Morias”, after Europe's biggest refugee Camp Moria, on the Greek island of Lesvos burned down last year.