Migrant crisis
Migrant boat capsizes Libya 11 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Libya coast

The 11 refugees were aboard an overloaded dinghy. Another 12 peoples were rescued by the Libyan coast guard and will be sent back to refugee camps in the country

What can India learn from its response to the pandemic?

It has been one year since the Narendra Modi government in India imposed a nationwide lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSF reports civilians killed by Ethiopian soldiers in Tigray and other stories

Today we take a look at recent reports of the killing of civilians in the Tigray region, custodial deaths of Indigenous people in Australia, police repression against a protest in Jordan, and the key lessons learned as India marks 1 year of the Covid-19 lockdown

Migrant Crisis-English Channel Activists ask UK government to ensure safety for migrants crossing English Channel

According to reports, 8,400 migrants risked their lives crossing the English Channel to reach the UK in 2020, four times the number recorded in 2019

UNHCR Global Trends report on refugees More than 1% of world population is forcibly displaced, says UNHCR report

Busting the myth and propaganda claims about the so-called ‘refugee problem’ in developed countries, the UNHCR data establishes that around 85% of the total refugees in the world are hosted by developing countries

All India protest by CPI-M Communist Party of India (Marxist) stages protest against government’s anti-people policies

The CPI(M) has demanded cash and grain transfers, 200 days of work under the rural employment scheme, an unemployment allowance and an end to the privatization of state enterprises

Human trafficking Libya 30 migrants in Libya killed after death of human trafficker

The chaos created by the NATO-led invasion of Libya in 2011 has made the country a breeding ground for human trafficking to Europe, leading to hundreds of deaths each year

police atrocity-greece Police atrocities against migrants continue in Greece, this time in Lesvos

Volunteer groups report that refugees living in the Moria camp in Lesvos still do not have access to basic resources and face further postponement of their asylum process due to the lack of vulnerability assessments

Police Atrocity-Greece Greek police forcibly evacuate migrants from Exarchia in Athens

The neighborhood is well-known for being Athens’ historical core of radical political and intellectual activism.

Rescue ship-Spain Migrant rescue ship Open Arms stranded in the sea for seventh day

The ship, with 121 migrants onboard, now awaits the Spanish government’s approval to dock at a safe port after being denied permission by Malta and Italy.

migrant carvan The death of a migrant and the web of policies that caused it

The tragic death of Guatemalan migrant Rudy Alonso in Mexico during his journey to the US is emblematic of the human toll of the policies of governments in the region

rescue boat Alan Kurdi malta Malta receives migrants aboard the rescue ship Alan Kurdi

The number of migrants attempting the perilous Mediterranean crossing has increased after the recent escalation of civil war in Libya.

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