Migrants

Greece, mission accomplished. Still I Rise fulfills its educational goal in Samos

Lessons at Mazì center will end in mid-May, but the organization will continue its advocacy work in the country. A needs assessment is ongoing on mainland Greece, with the aim of a possible relocation of the educational project, if needed.…

Ukraine: Migrants Locked Up Near Front Lines

Migrants and asylum seekers locked up in a migrant detention center in Mykolaiv on the edge of the front lines in southern Ukraine are in danger and should be released, Human Rights Watch said today. Ukraine should urgently release the dozens of…

Refugees deliver a congratulatory letter to new Korean President-elect, Yoon Suk-yeol

May 4, 2022. Refugee representatives and local activists in Korea organized a congratulatory message event for the new president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol in front of the Presidential Transition Committee office in Seoul. The new president-elect will take office on May 10,…

The West laid bare: the Third War had already begun (and we didn’t see it)

Whoever starts armed aggression is never sympathetic, but we have Putin to thank for the fact that the West has dropped its mask. For decades, Russia has been complaining about NATO aggression by extending its borders to make Ukraine its…

Criminalization at Europe’s borders: unconvering the risks faced by those who support asylum seekers

Asylum seekers travelling to Europe via irregular migration routes often rely on assistance from lawyers, NGOs, and volunteers following their arrival. Drawing on research conducted in Greece, Gemma Bird details the risks that these individuals and organisations take in their efforts to…

Tana’s sandals

She can see her fingertips cracked by the use of so many chemicals, her hands that have worked the land for 24 years cleaning restaurants and shopping centres. Originally from Camotán, Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tana left her indigenous clothing, from the…

Greece Using Other Migrants to Expel Asylum Seekers

Greek security forces are employing third country nationals, men who appear to be of Middle Eastern or South Asian origin, to push asylum seekers back at the Greece-Turkey land border, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The…

Migrants, Asylum Seekers Locked Up in Ukraine

Scores of migrants who had been arbitrarily detained in Ukraine remain locked up there and are at heightened risk amid the hostilities, including military activity in the vicinity, Human Rights Watch said today. Ukrainian authorities should immediately release migrants and asylum seekers…

Exile and Ladino

The Jews living in Spain were expelled in 1492 by the very Catholic kings Ferdinand and Isabella. The reasons for this expulsion have given rise to controversy, but it seems to have been at the request of the Inquisition. The…

Rally in Seoul to observe the 2022 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

“Racism is violence! Enact equality act!” Last Sunday, March 20, 2022, a public rally was held from Seoul’s popular Gwanghwamun square to the presidential palace in observing the March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The theme…

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