Venezuelan refugees are vulnerable to the worsening outbreak in South America: while coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, it does affect some people more than others.
Amnesty International and the body bags on Brighton’s shores
200 body bags appeared on Brighton’s shores. Amnesty International put them there to raise awareness on the plight of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, not far from the English sea town.
On 22th April the NGO Amnesty International staged a demonstration, a flashmob on Brighton’s beach, UK. The humanitarian organisation scattered two hundred body bags on the shores to highlight the UK’s little response to the plight of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Then volunteers zipped themselves into the body bags to make their protest more disquieting.
According to the Italian Organisation for migrations 1,750 people have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea from the beginning of the year. They were all looking for a way out of war and poverty. In 2014, 3,500 of the 219 thousand migrants who came to Europe died.
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.
World Refugee Day. In fleeing violence and hunger they’re facing the biggest humanitarian crisis of our time
The countries hosting the most refugees aren’t the wealthy, Western ones. An overview by NGO Action Against Hunger reminds us that refugees and internally displaced people are far from being safe.