Migration
Indus Valley How did agriculture begin in South Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about two recently published papers on the history of agriculture in South Asia and the various migrations that brought people to the Indian subcontinent.

US strong-arms Mexico on immigration agreements

Trump threatened to impose tariffs on trade with its second largest trading partner to pressure Mexico to take measures against immigration

“We are dying of hunger in Honduras”: New migrant caravan proceeds to US

A new migrant caravan consisting of around 1,100 people started its journey towards the US from San Pedro Sula in Honduras.

Aquarius migrant rescue ship The real effects of fake propaganda on migrants

In Europe and the US, the right wing continued to fan the flame of hatred against migrants for electoral gain even as institutions failed to stand up to this propaganda. The victims of all this were the migrants.

The US hand in the Guatemalan migrant tragedy

Neither Trump nor his Democrat opponents acknowledge the historical responsibility of US in creating a migration crisis in Guatemala.

Rescue ship with 300 refugees finally docks at Spain

The rescue ship operated by Open Arms was denied permission to dock at ports in Italy and Malta. The refugees were rescued from near the Libyan coast

Migrant Caravan attacked by US agents Mexico succumbs to US pressure, deports nearly 100 members of migrant caravan

This followed hostile action by US border authorities on Sunday, who teargassed the migrants, including women and children

Grim future awaits refugees forcibly disembarked from boat in Libya

Using tear gas and rubber bullets, a Libyan coastguard team, on November 7, forced at least 79 refugees and migrants to disembark from a vessel that had rescued them from drowning in international waters.

EU leaders debate ways to strengthen crackdown on migrants fleeing conflict zones

While a proposal for drastically expanding the anti-immigrant force met with some resistance over concerns of national sovereignty, the idea of tasking north African countries with keeping people away was widely supported

Aquarius migrant rescue ship Revoking the registration of Mediterranean migrant rescue ship put thousands of lives in peril

The ship was leased by SOS Méditerranée and Médecins Sans Frontières and was instrumental in saving the lives of around 10,000 refugees stranded at sea

EU’s solution to ‘refugee crisis’ involves outsourcing responsibilities

A recent summit saw the domestic contradictions in EU nations coming to the fore; the focus is increasingly on getting Turkey and Libya to stop those fleeing from conflict

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