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Wed, 19/06/2019 - 19:08

“We share more with refugees than we often realise”

Awareness. The message of this year’s celebration for World Refugee Day was that we are all local residents in our cities and that we share more with refugees than we realise.

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 18:40

[Rec]fugiades. Youngsters, camera, action

Awareness. Schools students from the Col·legi Mare de Déu dels Àngels display the result of [Rec]fugiades, a project they’ve been working on during the school year to give visibility to refugees.

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 15:39

Grand celebration of refuge, next to the Besòs river

Awareness. We’re celebrating World Refugee Day on 16 June, a family day to stand up for and celebrate that we are and will continue to be a welcoming city.

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 14:21

The city marks World Refugee Day throughout June

Awareness. The opera ‘La Maternitat d’Elna’ and the concert ‘Mars d’acollida?’ are two of the activities programmed over the coming weeks to stand up for the right to refuge.

Mon, 03/06/2019 - 13:03

“Stay strong, have hope”

Interview. We spoke to Methkal Khalawi, poet, programmer, Syrian refugee and protagonist of the campaign video for World Refugee Day.

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 10:32

Comic art students illustrate the poster for World Refugee Day

Refuge. The communication campaign will be using various pieces by students from the Escola Joso, a centre teaching comic and visual arts and which has worked on the topic of refuge on other occasions.

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 11:57

From Morocco to Barcelona, LGBTI resistance and asylum

Refuge. A documentary by ‘La Directa’ shows the stigmatisation of LGBTI Moroccans in their country of origin and during their search for asylum.

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 13:43

Unaccompanied minors’ right to asylum

Reception. A number of unaccompanied minors request international protection. Do they follow the same reception itineraries as the rest?

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 12:05

One story and 140 artists for a solidarity project

Solidarity. The NGO Dibujos por Sonrisas presents the book ‘Diferente’, a joint work by 140 illustrators to raise money for refugee camps.

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 11:13

“Peace in Colombia needs to be constructed from exile too”

Interview. We spoke to Edinson Cuéllar, a Colombian lawyer working on the Colombia peace process from Barcelona and helping the voice of exiles to be heard and heeded.

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 13:33

Women, writers and exiles

Culture. We make the most of Sant Jordi to suggest reading on exile or written in exile by women, some of them well-known and admired, others forgotten and to be admired.

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