The Louise Michel is the humanitarian rescue ship saving lives in the Mediterranean. Financed by the artist Banksy, it has found a safe port in Sicily.
40,000 refugees in a week. Slovenia is close to collapse
The extraordinary pictures of refugees arriving to Slovenia, coming from Croatia, heading to Austria.
Slovenia could soon need help in welcoming refugees coming from Croatia. The Slovene Secretary of State Bostjan Sefic declared that facilities and welcoming capacity reached the limit and that the government will be soon forced to open ways to make transit over 40,000 people that arrived over a week. A decision that comes after the tensions between refugees and police in the centre of Sentilj, northern Slovenia.
Since Saturday 17 October, 40,000 people have crossed into Slovenia. On 22 October alone, about 9,700 refugees left the country headed to Austria. These are the wonderful pictures taken by Jeff Mitchell for Getty Images.
Venezuelan refugees are vulnerable to the worsening outbreak in South America: while coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, it does affect some people more than others.
In the midst of India’s coronavirus lockdown, two dozen people lost their lives in a desperate bid to return home: migrant labourers forced to leave the cities where they worked once starvation began knocking at their doors.
Behrouz Boochani returned to being a free man during the course of this interview. The Kurdish writer was imprisoned by the Australian government in Papua New Guinea for six years.
What holds true whether we’re discussing migration or the environment? That “we’re suspicious of anything that shows empathy, goodness or righteousness,” says author and journalist Roberto Saviano. We interviewed him for the launch of his book There are no taxis in the sea.
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was signed by 164 nations in Marrakech. This is what the non-binding agreement that encourages international cooperation stipulates.
The winners of the World Press Photo 2019 tell the stories of migrants in the Americas. From the iconic image of a girl crying on the border between Mexico and the United States to the thousands of people walking from Honduras towards a better life.
The Semìno project is a journey of discovery through different countries’ food habits, offering migrants employment opportunities and allowing us to enjoy the properties of vegetables from all over the world.
Travelling across the new route used by migrants to cross the Balkans and reach Trieste in Italy, a reportage that documents the social, economic and political changes of the countries along the way.