Interview. We spoke to David Llistar, Director of Global Justice and International Cooperation at Barcelona City Council.
LGBTI. Asylum requests on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity rise by the day. The problem requires personalised solutions and for our society to become more aware of the situation.
Cooperation. The boat ‘Open Arms’ arrives with sixty people rescued at sea.
Emergency. Joint responsibility between all administrations is needed to handle the extraordinary reception situation, with the significant increase in arrivals.
City Council. Municipal facilities managed by the Catalan Red Cross have provided accommodation for 465 migrants in a fortnight.
Interview. We spoke to the activists Mikhaïl Tumasov and Leila Zadeh as they visit the city to inaugurate Pride Barcelona 2018.
Cooperation. An institutional act promoting the right to refuge and reception was held to mark World Refugee Day on 20 June.
Interview. We spoke to Kaissa Ould Braham, Amazigh activist, philologist and Algerian journalist from Kabylie.
Awareness. Experts offer an assessment of the two years since the EU-Turkey deal in a meeting organised by the Fronteres i Drets platform asking ‘Are we offering refuge?’.
City Council. The contingency plan agreed with the Red Cross will enable more people to be taken in.
Report. The figures from the Catalan Refugee Aid Commission-CEAR show that the number of requests for international protection in Spain in 2018 are likely to triple compared to last year.