Refugees

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…

UNHCR: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution over the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) informed…

Progressive International: The Athens Declaration

Today, 13/5/2022, three members of the Progressive International, Jeremy Corbyn, Ece Temelkuran and Yanis Varoufakis, called a press conference to make public the Athens Declaration on the Russian invasion and the war in Ukraine. Here is the text: The War…

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,…

Jeremy Corbyn: Now, Let Us Talk Peace

With Russian shells raining down on Ukrainian cities, an uneasy ceasefire in Yemen, the attack on Palestinians at prayer in Jerusalem and many other conflicts around the world, it might seem to some to be inappropriate to talk about peace.…

News Comment: UNHCR warns of increasing violence and human rights violations at European borders

This statement is attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned by the increasing number of incidents of violence and serious human rights violations against refugees and migrants at various European…

International School Awards 2021: Still I Rise International School of Nairobi wins a special commendation

Still I Rise International School of Nairobi has won a Special Commendation at the International School Awards 2021. The competition received 261 entries from 48 countries and Still I Rise was one of the 13 category winners. Back in September…

Greece: Minister of Immigration threatens criminal investigations of lawyer who denounces pushbacks

Following direct testimony by Cornelia Ernst, Member of the European Parliament, about a pushback underway in Samos, Notis Mitarachi makes a denial and announces investigations by the authorities of Dimitris Choulis, a human rights lawyer and a consultant for Still…

Locked in and neglected: more human rights violations in the Samos hotspot

With a new report, Still I Rise denounces the discrimination and mistreatment suffered by refugees and asylum seekers in Greece during the management of the COVID-19 emergency Throughout the pandemic, asylum seekers residing in the Samos hotspot were subjected to…

Jeremy Corbyn: “We must learn the lessons of a two-decade war in Afghanistan”

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn expresses solidarity with the Afghan people and calls for a quick response to the refugee emergency in the region. “All our thoughts today should be with the Afghan people who have endured decades of…

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