Migrants

Please, Latin America, Take Care of Your Children

Last week, President Biden nominated Vice President Harris to oversee the immigration issue at U.S. southern border, where thousands of unaccompanied minors are arriving from Central America. A few days later, ex-President Trumps said that “he will probably visit the…

The roadmen’s house of Oulx has been cleared, a refuge for migrants en route to France

Last March 23, at 7.00 a.m., the police started clearing the roadmen’s house of Oulx, a shelter for migrants crossing the French border. The volunteers who were inside did not put up any resistance but just confined themselves inside. Right…

The Myanmarese migrants’ voice in South Korea

On the day of the annual observance for the 2021 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, an important event was held in Seoul, Korea. The day was observed and celebrated on March 21, 2021, urging the Korean government…

Women who Build the Future: Gemma Bird

Started on March 8, International Women’s Day, Pressenza is publishing a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture ”. In this interview Anna Polo speaks with Gemma Bird, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International…

“Now You See Me Moria”, everyday life as it looks by asylum seekers

Last week we met Noemi from the collective team of “Now You See Me Moria”, a collaborative project that seeks to raise awareness of the situation in Moria and an urgent appeal to policymakers to change failed immigration policies. The…

Women who Build the Future: Giulia Cicoli

Starting March 8, International Women’s Day, Pressenza is publishing a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture ”. In this interview Anna Polo speaks with Giulia Cicoli. Giulia Cicoli is one of the founders…

Atlantics: Not your usual migrant story in Mati Diop’s award-winning film

FILM TIP         Atlantics is Mati Diop’s first feature film for which she became the first black female director to vie for the Cannes Film Festival’s most coveted prize, the Palme d’Or. She was only one of…

Black History – My Present – Our Future

Prologue.   Just like you, I had to fight my way through millions of other sperm cells. Just like you, I grew and prospered for 9 months under the heart of one woman. Just like you, I entered the World…

Lesbos: Winter brings more suffering for refugees

The Kara Tepe camp for displaced people on the Greek island of Lesbos is ill-suited for the harsh winter conditions. Aid agencies are sounding the alarm about catastrophic conditions there. Things have gone from bad to worse at the temporary…

To Help Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tackle EU Abuses

Commissioner’s Visit Underscores EU Responsibility to Find Solutions Marlene Auer – Associate, Europe and Central Asia Division European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson’s visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina this week has highlighted the EU’s role in alleviating the…

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