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22/11/2017 - 13:15

Stories that chill to the bone

Awareness. The graphic novel ‘Un regalo para Kushbu’ uses a comic format to narrate the flight and traumatic journey of ten migrants and refugees living in Barcelona.

17/11/2017 - 12:40

“Europeans have no idea how powerful a passport is”

We spoke to Kim Abdi, a Somalian refugee and independent expert in transgender refugees and international protection.

14/11/2017 - 17:23

Refugiats Benvinguts has placed over a thousand people around the world in shared homes

Refuge. The international meeting in Barcelona by this platform insists that reception is possible and calls for collaboration from citizens.

14/11/2017 - 16:27

The challenge of taking in refugees with specific support needs

Rights. Asil.cat organises a European meeting Barcelona focusing on the situation of the LGBTI collective and minors seeking asylum.

27/10/2017 - 11:33

Gagged

Refuge. Hundreds of writers and journalists around the world are persecuted for what they write. Some are forced to flee their countries of origin and seek protection abroad.

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26/10/2017 - 13:25

Persecuted, discriminated against, exploited… welcomed?

Refuge. We focus on women refugees, victims of multiple forms of violence which can become less significant if support ignores the gender factor. These women suffer specific problems which don’t always receive an appropriate response...

25/10/2017 - 14:11

“There is institutional racism in the state and in the European Union”

Interview. We spoke to Alba Cuevas, president of SOS Racisme Catalunya.

23/10/2017 - 15:01

“I thought I was safe in Europe”

Interview. We spoke to Hamza Yalçin, a Swedish writer and journalist of Turkish origin.

14/10/2017 - 13:54

Greater cooperation for a globally responsible city

Cooperation. Grants awarded for cooperation and global justice this year will fund 109 projects.

28/09/2017 - 12:26

“Guaranteeing dignity is the toughest part of human rights”

Refuge. We spoke to Estel·la Pareja, director of the Catalan Refugee Aid Commission (CEAR).

27/09/2017 - 10:41

Refuge cities join forces against Rajoy

Asylum. Representatives from twenty municipalities go to the Spanish congress to call for the state to urgently take in the 15,000 refugees who have not yet been relocated.

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