Migrants

Locked in and neglected: more human rights violations in the Samos hotspot

With a new report, Still I Rise denounces the discrimination and mistreatment suffered by refugees and asylum seekers in Greece during the management of the COVID-19 emergency Throughout the pandemic, asylum seekers residing in the Samos hotspot were subjected to…

The homeland of the undocumented

After the siege, the homeland becomes a perennial longing. The undocumented know this more than anyone else. It becomes that old letter of paper torn by so much folding and unfolding. It is in the memory of rainy days, of…

Immigration & cross-border migrating populations in Europe | Interview with Dr Evgenia Iliadou

Dr Evgenia Iliadou studied Sociology at the University of Crete and Social Anthropology at the University of the Aegean; she recently in 2019 completed her PhD thesis upon awarded scholarship on “Border Harms and Everyday Violence: The Lived Experiences of Border…

Bangladesh’s Ashrayan-3 Project (Bhasan Char Project): Is An Example For The Whole World To Deal With Refugees

The whole world saw the Rohingya refugee’s influx towards Bangladesh in 20217. The Rohingya people have been displaced from their homeland (Rakhine in Myanmar) by the Myanmar military Junta regime. Then, Rohingyas take shelter in Cox’s bazar area in Bangladesh.…

Prosecution and civil death

In Turkey, the first conscientious objectors publicly declared their objections in the early 1990s and stood up against war, the military and compulsory service. At first there were only a few who decided to go public, like Vedat Zencir, Tayfun…

“Caught in Hell”: Complaint Shows Horrors Inflicted on African Asylum Seekers

In 2018, a crisis year in Cameroon marked by violent oppression inflicted by forces of the Francophone majority upon the English-speaking minority, Divine Tikum Kem, a shopkeeper in the country’s English-speaking northwest region, was beaten unconscious by members of the…

José Guarnizo “Colombia does not dare to propose a scenario where there is a humanitarian crossing”.

We welcome José Guarnizo, a journalist who has carried out different investigations on migration. At this moment, in Necoclí, Antioquia, located in western Colombia, where a critical situation is being experienced because more than 10,000 migrants have arrived. People from…

After Devastating DACA Ruling, Dreamers Vow to Push for Legalization

Democrats are hoping to use the Senate budget reconciliation process to enact immigration reform after yet another GOP-led assault on “Dreamers” has left young immigrants devastated and uncertain. By Sonali Kolhatkar Republican officials in Texas are celebrating a major political…

Meet the Young Champion Soaring to the Top of the Chess World

Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives By Andrea Mucino-Sanchez Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled their native Nigeria…

Fort Bliss and Biden Administration on the Wrong Side of History

Over 100 people attend rally at Fort Bliss to demand child detention ends now Immigrant rights advocates in Texas are demanding the Biden-Harris Administration immediately stop detaining immigrant children at the Ft. Bliss “emergency intake site” as well as the…

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