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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.

18/06/2018 - 12:00

A million signatures to achieve a welcoming Europe

Asylum. A European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is under way to bring about legislative reform to protect the rights of refugees.

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12/06/2018 - 20:09

Barcelona offers to take in 100 refugees from the boat ‘Aquarius’

Refuge City. Municipal services have attended to over 3,500 asylum seekers so far this year, 780 of them minors.

11/06/2018 - 16:17

CIEs, places of pointless suffering

Immigration. Some 62% of people held in foreigner internment centres (CIE) in 2017 were released given the impossibility of expelling them.

07/06/2018 - 13:38

The dream of studying without a war going on

Education. Students from the first UB university access course for people from areas in conflict have now graduated. Thanks to the training received, fourteen youngsters from Syria and Afghanistan have now been able to start studying...

24/05/2018 - 13:06

In the shoes of empowered migrant women

Gender. The new documentary ‘La meva pell’ offers first-hand accounts of the experiences of migrant and refugee women in Barcelona. Available and recommended.

24/05/2018 - 12:45

Over 615 people seeking refuge have met their deaths in the Mediterranean since January 2018

Mediterranean. Mortality figures from the Missing Migrants project are once again horrifying: the Mediterranean is still the place where the most migrants meet their deaths.

24/05/2018 - 11:41

“Compassionate policies are creating aid-driven people with no political voice”

Interview. We spoke to the sociologist Natalia Ribas-Mateos, a specialist on borders, mobility and gender.

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