Human rights

The Association in via has been awarded the Premi Solidaritat 2020.

We spoke with the director of the Associació in via, winner of the Solidarity Award 2020 for its work on behalf of people who suffer violence and discrimination.

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States must protect the right of people to seek asylum by law.

The international organization calls for an end to pushbacks and violence against refugees and asylum-seekers.

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Fifteen people drowned on Tarajal beach in Ceuta trying to cross from Morocco.

The APDHA has organised an annual march since 2014 to preserve the memory of those who drowned in February of that year, and demands that the reality of borders and migration policies be made visible.

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Almost 60% of textile workers earn a salary that is below the minimum wage established by law in Morocco.

A report prepared by SETEM Catalunya and the association Attawassoul denounces the abuse faced by women working in the global textile manufacturing industry in Morocco.

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Karim Sabni, spokesman of Girona Acull.

Girona Acull was born four years ago to defend and guarantee respect for the human rights of refugees and to call for an urgent change in the current legislation.

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Refugee camp in Western Sahara.

The report ‘Voices from confinement and occupation’ drafted by the ODHE explains the impact of the Covid-19 crisis in Palestine and Western Sahara.

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Kristian Herbolzheimer, director de l'ICIP.

The International Catalan Institute for Peace reflects on the state of peace in the world and shares how Covid-19 has favoured and harmed the construction of a non-violent society.

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AFNE is an association of families adopting children from Ethiopia that was established in Barcelona in 2003.

The board member of AFNE explains the projects carried out by the association in Ethiopia and how today’s health crisis is affecting them.

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Maria Sol Taule in a recent image on her social networks.

The Karapatan organisation and alliance has been fighting for years against various governments in the Philippines to defend human rights, which have been constantly violated in the South Asian country.

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Xavier Baró, president of the Ahead association.

The president of the Ahead association tells us about the projects in the organisation and how the poverty that is brought on by  the pandemic is affecting the most vulnerable groups.

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The European Pro Bono Week takes place from 23 to 27 November.

Pro Bono Week celebrates the role played by volunteer lawyers, all across Europe, in supporting civil society and human rights organizations and promoting access to justice for those in need.

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In Poland, government is violating the fundamental rights of LGBTI people.

International human rights organisations, and more specifically those defending LGBTI rights, show their concerns about how some states are systematically violating human rights, and others are rolling back some of these rights.

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