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12/07/2018 - 11:34

“Barcelona has to participate in the eradication of major global problems”

Interview. We spoke to David Llistar, Director of Global Justice and International Cooperation at Barcelona City Council.

10/07/2018 - 13:27

Freedom to feel and to love

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.

04/07/2018 - 18:51

Barcelona, safe port

Cooperation. The boat ‘Open Arms’ arrives with sixty people rescued at sea.

03/07/2018 - 20:40

Barcelona provides shelter and calls for joint responsibility

Emergency. Joint responsibility between all administrations is needed to handle the extraordinary reception situation, with the significant increase in arrivals.

29/06/2018 - 20:29

Nearly 500 migrants attended to by the city’s emergency operation

City Council. Municipal facilities managed by the Catalan Red Cross have provided accommodation for 465 migrants in a fortnight.

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28/06/2018 - 13:15

“The LGBTIQ struggle in Europe won’t be over until LGBTIQ rights for refugees are guaranteed”

Interview. We spoke to the activists Mikhaïl Tumasov and Leila Zadeh as they visit the city to inaugurate Pride Barcelona 2018.

22/06/2018 - 13:34

Citizen networks and entities play a central role in Barcelona offering refuge

Cooperation. An institutional act promoting the right to refuge and reception was held to mark World Refugee Day on 20 June.

21/06/2018 - 11:30

“Integration means nothing. It’s all about whether you’ve got papers or not”

Interview. We spoke to Kaissa Ould Braham, Amazigh activist, philologist and Algerian journalist from Kabylie.

21/06/2018 - 11:04

Yes, we’re providing refuge despite insufficient resources

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?’.

18/06/2018 - 19:20

Barcelona boosts its capacity to take in refugees

City Council. The contingency plan agreed with the Red Cross will enable more people to be taken in.

18/06/2018 - 19:09

Shortcomings in Spain’s refuge policies

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.

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