Migrants

New York and the Italian Contradiction

On September 25, the same day New Yorkers finished celebrating the 10-day San Gennaro Festival in the city’s Little Italy, the Italians, elected the country’s farthest-right government since the fall of Mussolini. For the past 96 years, the festival, which attracts over a million people each year, has…

Statement on Canada’s Labor Day: Protect Migrant Workers! Regularization Now! Let Danilo Stay!

MIGRANTE CANADA September 5, 2022 Thousands of migrant workers live in Canada in precarious situations. They have lost their legal immigration status and have fallen through the cracks of the immigration system. This situation is not an anomaly, but part…

Payment technology company Stripe bans Still I Rise with no clear explanation

100 thousand euros in losses have been reported since June. According to the organization, humanitarian activities in northwestern Syria could have determined Stripe’s move. U.S.-based platform Stripe, used for collecting donations by credit cards, has terminated its fund transfer service…

The Opening Borders Caravan heads for the French-Italian border after visiting places of memory in the south of France.

The Caravan is moving towards the border migration routes in the Alps after visiting the Irun-Hendaia border and the concentration camps in the south of France that were set up at the end of the 1930s. The acts in memory…

The Kremlin Seeks to Exploit Growing Wariness Over Refugees in Europe

Instability and rising living costs have caused significant growth in refugee and other migrant numbers globally. The opportunity to exploit the crisis will not be missed by other countries, most notably Russia. By John P. Ruehl Since the start of…

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees held peaceful rallies ‘Go Home’ campaign, marking World Refugee Day

On June 20, 2002, thousands of Rohingya refugees held peaceful rallies in Bangladesh, demanding repatriation to Myanmar with safety, dignity and security. The demonstrations were staged under the banner “Let’s go home.” Refugees among 23 crowded camps in Bangladesh’s southeastern…

They Are People Not Numbers – understanding the global refugee crisis

The 20th of June 2022, marked World Refugee Day which was first established by the United Nations in 2001, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. On the occasion of World…

Caravana Abriendo Fronteras finalises preparations for the next Pyrenees Alps route

The internal European borders of yesterday and today are the new focus of the Caravana Abriendo Fronteras network, which will be travelling on several buses from the Pyrenees to the Alps between 15 and 24 July. The seventh edition of…

2022 Refugee Manifesto Festival, “United By Hope” held in Seoul, South Korea

On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2022, Active Refugee Korea hosted a Refugee Manifesto Festival, “United By Hope” where refugees from various nationalities gathered to claim their rights, opportunities and hope in collaboration with the Korea Refugee Rights Network…

World Refugee Day 2022

By the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Each year on June 20, the world celebrates World Refugee Day. This year, the focus will be on the right to seek safety. Every person on this planet has a right to seek safety…

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