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Mexico: more than 8,000 people advance towards Oaxaca in migrant caravan

The more than 8,000 Central and South American migrants who make up the migrant caravan known as the “Exodus of Poverty” continued their journey early this morning from the municipality of Escuintla to Mapastepec, in Chiapas, to reach the state…

French Lawmakers Adopt Regressive Immigration Bill

New Legislation is an Attack on Migrants’ Rights, a Concession to the Far Right Eva Cossé France’s lawmakers have adopted an immigration bill that may have a devastating impact on the rights of asylum seekers and migrants in France. Under pressure from…

Bangladesh: Remittance inflow surges in the second half of December: Positive for the economy

A recent increase in remittances, touching $1.07 billion during December 1-15, 2023, underlines significant support for our foreign exchange reserves. This significant increase not only indicates promising growth but also reveals a resilient pattern in remittance flows. As Bangladesh navigates…

International Migrants Day reveals migrants’ tragic reality worldwide

International Migrants Day: 18 December 2023 reveals migrants’ tragic reality worldwide. Desiring a brighter future for oneself and one’s family is not a crime. The obstacles come when individuals who want to legally migrate to areas that provide greater opportunities—such…

Greece: 6 Months On, No Justice for Pylos Shipwreck

Authorities Need to Learn Lessons to Avert Future Deaths at Sea Official investigations into credible allegations that the Hellenic Coast Guard’s actions and omissions contributed to the shipwreck and loss of life off Pylos, Greece six months ago have made…

House Progressives Vow to Oppose Spending Bill With Anti-Migrant Policies

“Progressives reject Republicans’ cynical attempt to imperil the lives of people seeking safety to pass this supplemental funding bill,” said leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. By Brett Wilkins The U.S. Congressional Progressive Caucus said Monday that most of its…

Rescue ship Humanity 1 detained based on lies by the Italian authorities

On Saturday evening, December 2, 2023, the rescue ship Humanity 1 was detained in Crotone, southern Italy, after disembarking 200 people rescued from distress at sea. The Italian authorities’ justifications for this blockade are based on a series of lies,…

12 NGOs file a criminal complaint to demand an investigation for the destruction of the rescue ship Iuventa

The civil fleet joins the Iuventa-crew in filing a criminal complaint to hold accountable those responsible for the destruction of the Iuventa rescue ship under Italian custody. The 4 Iuventa-crew members, on trial in Trapani for allegedly “facilitating unauthorised immigration”,…

One-year anniversary: We were worlds apart, but an Afghan refugee’s quest for freedom became my journey too

We were an unlikely pair. I was an American writer, peace activist and grandmother. Mansoor was a 21-year-old single man wanted by the Taliban in his home country of Afghanistan. But over 14 months, communicating only through email, text messages…

The Arrival

The arrival of the first inhabitants to reach the New World is unknown, others passed through without leaving any tangible trace: the Scandinavians or Vikings, others support the theory that the Chinese were the first to arrive on this continent,…

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