Interview. We spoke to Francesc Mateu, the director of Oxfam Intermón in Catalonia.
Asylum. The state has blatantly failed to deliver on its refuge commitments with the EU. Only 1 in 10 people have been taken in out of the 17,337 who were supposed arrive over a two year period.
Asylum. Barcelona City Council criticises the state reception programme for not covering people’s needs, leaving municipal services to cope.
Refuge. An interview on the difficulties of requesting and gaining protection in Spain from Latin America.
Refuge. Over the last two years numerous teaching resources have been developed for children to address the subject of refuge and forced migration. Entities and schools are looking at how to build on them during the next school year.
Reception. The Refugiats Benvinguts platform is looking for people who want to share their homes with asylum seekers on a temporary basis.
Asylum. We visited the SAIER and spoke to Gloria Rendón about the issues facing refugees arriving in the city and approaching this municipal service.
Refuge City. The residency document should help prevent migrants and refugees in irregular situations living in Barcelona from being interned in CIEs.
Coexistence. The Barcelona Anti-Rumours Network is running a campaign to help users detect and put a stop to hate speech on social media.
Entities. During the festivities for La Mercè, Plaça Catalunya brings together Barcelona’s associations for the second year running with nearly two hundred activities planned.
Rights. The City Council maintains its face-off with the central government over the foreigner internment centre and the forced deportation of migrants and refugees from the city.