Human rights

'Palestine Beats' aims to give the voice to the Palestinian people and make them present in Catalonia.

A circular concert to launch the campaign 'Palestine Beats'

The Catalan Association for Peace wants to bring Palestine closer to Catalan citizens through its most popular cultural expressions.

Sira Ruiz

Sira Ruiz Nogales: ‘The caravan is a global solidarity experience’

The 'Obrim Fronteres Caravan' is fighting for human rights, travelling different territories and denouncing the human tragedy of forced migration. We talk about this with one of its activists.

Amiens, France, view

Last days of the open call to ‘Ready, Set... Peace Action!’ stay in France

Open call for participants to the event ‘Ready, Set... Peace Action!’ that will take place in France from the 15th to the 20th October

Justice and Peace Barcelona.   Source: Justice and Peace Barcelona

Barcelona will host the international seminar of Justice and Peace Europe

With the title “Water: a source of life A Human Right and a responsibility for Europe”, this meeting will be part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Justice and Peace Barcelona and the General Commission of Justice and Peace Spain.

We choose not to remain silent

In Italy, Spain and other countries we see racist and xenophobic speeches and policies rising, aggressions and violence against migrant people and activists being normalized… just like we are back to our darkest times.

Simbra, one of the girls who will take part in the project.   Source: Fundació Germina

The Fundació Germina starts a documentary to explain the experiences of refugees

A part of the project Open Your Borders will be funded through a crowdfunding campaign aiming to raise €1,500.

The members of the 'Caravana Obrim Fronteres' during the farewell speech at Riace.

The 'Obrim Fronteres Caravan' returns to Barcelona with proposals for changes in immigration and border policies

The aim of this project is to denounce the violation of human rights generated by the migration policies of the European Union.

Romest network against Eastern Romanis' invisibilization.

Francina Planas: "Censing minority communities is a synonym for discrimination"

‘Vincle’ is the Catalan word for ‘bounding’, and it is also the name of a local association that work with issues related to housing, community life and immigration issues. 

20th June, no new proposals and old demands to be rescued: ensuring the right to migrate

Although the issue of refugees is more present today than in 2015, it still goes unnoticed, and only hits the headlines when many people die, or to stir up a controversy.

Nigerian girls and women abducted by Boko Haram

AI blames the Nigerian Army for human rights violations against civilians fleeing Boko Haram

Amnesty International denounces that the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok on 2014 have been sexually abused by their ‘ rescuers’, mainly soldiers from the Nigerian Army. Last March, 110 more schoolgirls were abducted .

Volunteering & Solidarity in the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Europe is a community, a community of people, with a shared and inter-connected cultural heritage, that has volunteers and volunteering at its heart.

Fleeing to avoid a life in hiding.   Source: CCAR.

'Do not hide', a webpage on asylum rights for LGBTI people

The aim is to denounce the serious violation occurring in many countries of the basic rights of LGBTI people, who can seek asylum in Spain.

A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr

Amnesty International says Europe is complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.

Doctors Without Borders staff distribute take-home kits for Ebola survivors. Photo: Morgana Wingard, Flickr

Doctors Without Borders launches a travelling site for humanitarian aid

The website's aim is to raise awareness among citizens and collect donations to send them to disadvantaged countries where they help to develop their projects.

International NGOs took advantage of Giving Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

International NGOs raise money for Giving Tuesday

On 28th November, international cooperation and development NGOs celebrated Giving Tuesday and seeked support from citizens through the donation platform.

Today, emerging human rights

We must be aware that the recognition of the rights inherent to the human being is a process under constant evolution and that is constantly updated.

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