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Europe's handling of its migrant situation is ugly, and probably illegal

Refugees are coming to Europe in huge numbers, fleeing horrific conditions in Syria, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. These are not migrants looking for welfare, or to “take” somebody’s “job,” or whatever other racially-charged stereotype that frequently gets attached to migrants. 676 more words


Conversation about Refugee Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region (Melb event)

The La Trobe Law School and La Trobe Asia are presenting:

A Conversation about Refugee Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The major political parties have joined together to convince us that asylum seekers must be prevented from coming to Australia. 165 more words


Weltflüchtlingstag – Refugees Welcome – Flucht ist kein Verbrechen

On the 20.06. we made a speech at the Brandenburger Tor as part of the program for the Refugee Day. Below are the english and german versions. 2,304 more words


‘No Human Considered Illegal’ Under Ecuador’s New Migration Law

The Ecuadorean government is proposing a law to give all migrants in the country legal status.

Ecuador is an important migrant destination and has Latin America’s largest refugee population, largely fueled by the conflict in neighboring Colombia. 156 more words

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A crisis beyond borders: the migration across the Mediterranean

By Zahava Moerdler

Europe is currently facing an international crisis. Thousands of migrants are making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe in the hopes of finding better living conditions, escaping persecution or giving their families a better chance at education and prosperity. 1,628 more words

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In April 2014 the protest camp in Oranienplatz was evicted, but not without resistance....

The place was still surrounded by the police when our friend Napuli Langa climbed on a big tree and refused to go down for the following four days or almost 100 hours, during which she exposed the shady agreement pushed by the Senate of Berlin on the refugees of Oplatz. 249 more words

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