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L’Union européenne s’apprête à développer les retours vers l’Afghanistan

  Partagée par une source crédible…si ça aboutit, c’est vraiment scandaleux! Renvoyer des personnes dans une zone de guerre, c’est refoulement, c’est interdit par une foule de conventions internationales dont tous les pays de l’UE sont signataires. Tu parles des … Continue reading

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Just to get this straight once and for all (a migration glossary)

I have been working on this for quite a while, but I decided to post it today because if I hear one more radio commentator, well-intentioned or not, conflating migrants in the Mediterranean (who are not vetted before their arrival … Continue reading

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The migration catch-22

This is just a quick hit, sharing something I saw on the BBC website today about clandestine migrants in northern France trying to stow away on trucks headed for the Calais ferry. They have a right to asylum hearings, a … Continue reading

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Why the Charter won’t help (diversity trilogy 3 of 3)

The essence of my opinion on the divisive Charte des Valeurs. I wrote this editorial for a community newspaper at the request of one editor, but she was overruled by an editor higher up in the food chain who did … Continue reading

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Beautiful it is, multicultural it isn’t. (1 of 3)

I covered a “cultural diversity festival” this week in downtown Quebec City, which means now is as good a time as ever to write a post about diversity in this city…or the lack thereof. The festival had plenty of high … Continue reading

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