Refugee crisis
Refugee boats capsize 23 die as two migrant boats capsize in Mediterranean region

One of the boats capsized in the Ionian Sea near Paxi, Greece while the other accident took place in the Aegean Sea near Cesme in Turkey. 29 people were rescued

Who can stop the far-right?

The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions

India’s discriminatory and divisive citizenship bill sparks mass protests

Across India, people have taken to the streets against the discriminatory and unconstitutional bill passed in both houses of parliament that implicitly turns Muslims into second class citizens in the country

Worsening condition of refugee camps in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Activists and volunteers who took part in a donation convoy for refugees in Bosnia-Herzegovina have reported the harsh conditions of the refugees living there

Migrants from Africa Who’s behind the growing racism against African migrants?

It’s Europe’s greedy lending to Africa that is driving the migration wave which is fueling the European Union’s xenophobic politics

The head of the UN refugee agency called it 'the worst Mediterranean tragedy of this year', (Representational image | Photo: AFP) Refugee boats from Libya capsize in the Mediterranean, nearly 150 feared dead

The tragedy, the biggest of its kind this year, has intensified the UN refugee agency’s calls to open safe pathways for refugees who otherwise take perilous journeys to escape poverty and war.

Iceland protests Activist groups demand an end to deportation of refugee children from Iceland

The groups are protesting the two impending deportation cases involving two Afghan families, a single father with two sons and a single mother with her son and daughter

Migrant centre Italy Workers protest the closure of immigrant reception center in Sicily

The closure was ordered by the far-right Italian interior minister, Matteo Salvini, who has maintained a harsh stance against the reception of migrants from the war-torn North African countries.

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.

Majority of Syrian refugees are living in inhumane conditions and under the threat of violence

The imperialist war in Syria has caused the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II and has been made worse by the rise in xenophobia in many countries.

Sea-watch migrant ship Italy Captain of migrant rescue boat faces 10 years in jail

Carola Rackete is the captain of the Sea Watch 3 which rescued 53 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea around 30 NM off the Libyan coast. The boat was denied permission to dock in Lampedusa for 14 days following which it approached the port without permission

Bologna Protests Activists in Bologna protest the closure of immigrant reception center

Members of the Unione Sindacale di Base (USB) also helped relocating almost 140 inhabitants of the center, who faced the risk of being sent to Sicily. The order to close the center came from minister of internal affairs, Matteo Salvini

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