This article reports that human cages, where migrants were detained by smugglers, and mass graves were discovered in the jungles on the Thai-Malaysia border. This discovery highlights the desperation of those migrants from Southeast Asia as they flee persecution at home, and reinforces the belief that open borders save lives.
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“The Children From Nowhere”
Rolling Stone, May 22, 2015
“As the Syrian refugee crisis worsens, more and more children are being born without proper identification, laying the foundation for an ongoing humanitarian crisis that could last decades. 278 more words
I went to Salisbury to see this film which was showing as part of the Salisbury International Festival. The story of a boy with a Kurdish father and a Turkish mother living in Vienna brought home the pain of trying to survive in a country where the culture is so different. 281 more words
European Union countries are to take in 40,000 asylum seekers who flee to Italy and Greece, under proposals from the EU executive in Brussels. It is seen as the first step in a plan to introduce new immigration quotas across the union. 65 more words