Michael Genner, born 1948, is chairman of Asyl in Not at WUK. The political activist (in student movement, communist basis groups, fight against correction homes) has been threatened with imprisonment and by the right-wing scene. In 1972 emigration to Switzerland and France. From 1973 to 1986 part of the European cooperative Longo Maï. Since 1989 legal adviser in asylum procedures. Prize winner of the Austrian League of Human Rights for his extraordinary services rendered to the human right for asylum.