Migrations

Invitation to the Convergence of Cultures’ 1st Virtual World Conference

This is an unprecedented moment in our history, in terms of the interaction between different cultures, which is generating important crises. At the same time, it opens up enormous possibilities for a new spiritual horizon, which will have its social…

In Berlin, refugee organizations bemoan “failure of governments”

Most EU governments have failed to share responsibility in the refugee crisis – and done too little to counter xenophobia, in a crisis that “won’t be going away anytime soon,” according to leading aid agencies. Villa Borsig, Germany’s picturesque guesthouse…

Violence Is a Preventable Disease

Human Wrongs Watch By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate* BELFAST, 9 February 2016 (IPS) – The World Health Organization has said that ‘Violence is a preventable disease’ and people are not born violent, rather we all live in cultures of violence.…

‘EU Migrant Crisis – Direct Consequence of Western Europe Colonial Practice‘

  Human Wrongs Watch 9 June 2015 (RT)* – To deal with the migrant crisis the EU has to change its relations with the countries of the global South, to implement a policy to integrate migrants into the EU and…

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Giorgio Schultze, Humanist, activist for decades in the struggle for human rights, above all those of migrant communities, lives in Sicily and is a correspondent for Pressenza. Last Friday we interviewed him for the programme En La Oreja International on…

Liberians in US Face Worsening Stigma

  Human Wrongs Watch By Philippa Garson, New York, 17 October 2014 (IRIN)* — Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous pressure trying to help their families and ravaged communities…

“Harvest of Empire”: New Film Recounts How U.S. Intervention Caused Mass Latin American Migrations

At a time of heated and divisive debate over immigration, the new feature-length documentary, “Harvest of Empire,” examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. Based on…