refugees

Refugees sinking in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Vimeo

The petition was launched in 2016 and for the World Refugee Day 2017 it has already reached more than 1.5 million pledges. 

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Refugees

Commonly, misunderstandings start when it comes to defining what a refugee is. Taking into account the definitions made by the UN Refugee Agency, here we try to clarify the different concepts. 

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"Rolling Blackouts" comic. Photo: Drawn and Quarterly

Sarah Glidden tells her experience from post-war Iraq until civil revolution in Syria through vignettes.

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Refugees about to sink. Photo: Wikimedia

The purpose of the campaign is to make sure Spain welcomes at least the 17,337 refugees to which it committed itself.

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Isabel Baixeras, the legal expert who drafted the injunction

Stop Mare Mortum, and Isabel Baixeras at the helm, demands that the Spanish Government adopts precautionary measures to guarantee the relocations imposed from Brussels before the month of September.

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Books. Photo: Max pIXEL

The Argentine government and the USA-based non-profit Blue Rose Compass are going to grant 1.000 asylum-seekers over the next five years.

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#CookForSyria campaign. Image: #CookForSyria

The initiative was launched by the London based blogger Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine to raise money for UNICEF’s Syria Relief fund.  

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Malmö University organised the NIEM First National Coalition Meeting (March 2017) / Photo: NIEM

The NIEM project aims to improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection.

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Eritrean woman. Photo: Gabriele François Casin, MSF

The humanitarian organisation has claimed that the EU collaborates with the government of Eritrea and other countries to stop them from reaching Europe.

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Donald Trump, President of the US. Photo: Michael Vardon, Flickr

The organisation protecting human rights claims that Trump’s decisions, which judge people according to their religion, promote a rhetoric of hate.

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Bikes. Photo: Wikipedia

The Bike Project reuses second-hand bikes, repairs them and gives them to people who are fleeing their countries of origin. Every year, 13,500 asylum seekers arrive in the British capital. 27,500 bikes are abandoned during the same time period.

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Cold wave. Photo: Twitter

Harsh weather conditions make it unsustainable for hundreds of asylum seekers living in camps.  

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