Migration

03.09.2015

NATO wars to blame for refugee crisis in Europe: it’s time to dissolve this anachronism

NATO wars to blame for refugee crisis in Europe: it’s time to dissolve this anachronism

Yesterday morning in Budapest I was at a sports club where I often go, moving my body to combat the effects of time, and as I came out I heard the sound of a police motorbike coming towards me with its siren blaring. As I looked to see what was… »

14.07.2015

Hungarians protest against plans for a wall of shame on their Serbian border

Hungarians protest against plans for a wall of shame on their Serbian border

The right-wing Fidesz government, led by Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, last week passed legislation approving the construction of a 4 m high and 155km long fence along the border with their southern neighbour, Serbia, despite objections raised by opposition MPs, civil society and the Serbian government. Orbán believes that a… »

14.07.2015

Austria: Refugees speak up for their rights

Austria: Refugees speak up for their rights

This article from no-racism.net reports on a protest in the Austrian town of Traiskirchen in support of migrants at the town’s refugee camp.  It has been written by one of the protest organisers and edited by Pressenza for publication. On Staturday, 11th of July 2015, hundreds of people (around… »

16.01.2015

Disarming words: the dictionary of immigration

Disarming words: the dictionary of immigration

By Sara Bosco Migration is one of the biggest and most complex of today’s phenomena. Every day, all over the world, thousands of people try to cross the borders of their homelands in search of a better life in a new country. The present international situation of globalisation is contributing… »

15.12.2014

Danger on the Deep Blue Sea

Danger on the Deep Blue Sea

Human Wrongs Watch By Kate Bond* December 2014 — The ocean waves crash violently against the boat, tossing it to and fro, as hundreds of men, women and children try desperately to stay on board. Behind them, they left a war zone, but none of them had been prepared for… »

11.05.2014

Migration as a Network for Development

Migration as a Network for Development

By Michelle Tull WASHINGTON, May 10 2014 (IPS) – On the eve of a major international conference on migration in Stockholm, a major think tank here is calling on the delegates from more than 150 countries to recognise the importance of migration in forging development policies. “International migration… »

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