Displacement
“Poor rich Haiti” or how imperialists and local oligarchy have sought to destroy agriculture in Haiti

From Haiti, Lautaro Rivara unpacks the tired trope of “poor rich Haiti,” highlighting the role of foreign capital and local elites in the destruction of life in the countryside

“French oil giant Total’s projects in East Africa violate human rights, environmental safeguards”

A report by Amis de la Terre France (Friends of the Earth) and Survie (Survival) says that the company’s projects have threatened more than 100,000 people’s livelihoods and created conditions for their displacement without proper compensation

refugee resettlement UNHCR announces halt in refugee resettlement activities due to COVID-19

The UNHCR and the International Organisation for Migration cited difficulties in travel due to restrictions imposed by several countries amid the global spread of COVID-19

The Absentees of Wadi Salib

Palestinian writer Shaden Heib looks at the ‘ongoing Nakba’ in Wadi Salib, a neighborhood in the city of Haifa from where Palestinians were evicted. Palestinians commemorate the anniversary of the Nakba or catastrophe every year on May 15