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Òscar Camps in front of the Open Arms tied to the port of Barcelona on Monday.

Open Arms warns the Spanish government that "with the lives it does not play"

The director of this Catalan NGO, Òscar Camps, criticizes the "political decision" of the ship's blockage and announces mobilizations if it is not misleading.

With the residue of the coffee you can make other products that benefit the environment.

A coffee full of sustainability, environment and insertion of young immigrants

The 'Up Energía' project of the 'Factor Escucha' Association reuses coffee to transform it into different products and incorporates vulnerable groups into the workplace and MENA's.

In many cases, the people closed at the CIE are subject to a double conviction.

The 'express' deportations of immigrants without passing through the CIE increase

The NGO Platform 'Stop Deportaciones' also denounces that the Spanish authorities execute expulsions in the initial phase and without guaranteeing to the affected people their right of defense.

Bayt-al-Thaqafa, commitment to generate knowledge and recognition of religious diversity.

Joana Castro: “Closing borders will not stop immigration”

Bayt al-Thaqafa’s membership recruitment manager denounces the human tragedy and rights violation behind the ‘refugee crisis’.

The Open Arms is one of these three rescue organisations which are joining efforts through the alliance #United4Med.

Open Arms, Mediterranea and Sea-Watch: saving lives in the Mediterranean together

The three rescue organisations have created an alliance to rescue people out at sea, after the obstacles and criminalisation they have faced.

Ghassan Saliba Zeghondi: "In Lebanon, all families have members who have chosen to migrate to other parts of the world"

The Catalonia-Lebanon Association works to explain the political, social and cultural situation in Lebanon here in Catalonia and disseminate the solidarity and cooperation actions carried out from Catalonia.

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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.

Riace welcomes migrants and refugees to grow

Riace, the town where migrants made the best difference, endangered

In Riace, mayor Mimo Lucano went on hunger strike to protect his citizens, 400 of whom are refugees and migrants that have brought back to life a depopulated town 

60 sub-Saharan migrants reach Barcelona in a legal safe way

‘Stop Mare Mortum’ claims media coverage of migration is poor and policies need to change

‘Stop Mare Mortum’ platform denounces the intended media coverage of the 60 sub-Saharan migrants’ arrival in Barcelona’s harbour

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.

Front image of the i am a migrant platform's website

"I am a migrant", the platform where migrant personal stories are shared

These are some of the stories shared through UN Migration Agency's platform i am a migrant, a space that aims to fight xenophobia and antiimmigration narratives

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.

The "Vote 4 All" platform demands the right to universal suffrage for foreign nationals. Photo: Wikipedia

A platform for reclaiming the right to vote of foreign citizens is born

Organisations and collectives involved in the rights of migrants are promoting "Vote for All" with the aim of making a change in legislation in favour of this.

Kitchen from a restaurant. Photo: Pixabay

Non-profit restaurants in Barcelona put migrants work on the menu

They also help unemployed teenagers get a job.

Jose Peñín, Communications Manager of SOS Racisme Catalunya. Photo: Youtube

Jose Peñín: “The rise in populist and xenophobic speeches is instigating discriminatory attitudes”

SOS Racisme Catalunya takes care of the people who experience racism and helps them to report those situations with campaigns aimed at generating awareness.