Tag Archives: migration

Obligatory New Year post 2/2: Year in Review

*EDITED, Jan. 1, 11:00 p.m.* 2016 was a tough year. Ever since the deaths of Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Prince practically coincided with the Brussels airport bombings, the Zika crisis and the Fort McMurray wildfires, everything is 2016’s fault. … Continue reading

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ignorant isolated inhuman

Originally posted on Mediterranean:
It is difficult for me to understand comments on twitter or Facebook of some. Difficult to digest that some people react in an extremely nasty ugly and radical way on our tweets about 112 children women…

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Safe Passage Christmas

I love Christmas carols. Except one. I’ve always hated “Do they know it’s Christmas.”  For multiple reasons: The victims of the Ethiopian famine that inspired the original song were Copts, so they bloody well did know it was Christmas. No, there … Continue reading

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Envie de partager ce texte

Originally posted on Kalimera:
Michele Farina, journaliste au Corriere della Sera, a imaginé ce dialogue entre quatre jeunes morts en cherchant à atteindre l’Italie. Abraham, 23 ans, est mort en octobre 2013. Amin, 14 ans, en septembre 2014. Raghad, 11…

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720 personnes entassées dans une seule embarcation

Lisez ici le récit de la dernière opération de l’Aquarius, où les équipes de SOS Méditerranée, de MSF et de Proactiva Open Arms collaborent pour porter secours à  720 personnes. Les trois bateaux de MSF avaient tous des opérations ce jour-là … Continue reading

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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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