Tag: refugees

Law No. 10 and its effect on the Syrians  

Millions of displaced Syrians and refugees fear losing their hope of returning to their cities and towns, where they fled and left their property in the areas controlled by the regime after the entry into force of Law No. 10 signed by Bashar al-Assad earlier this month. The law ruled that Syrian citizens should show…

The Israeli plan on migrants: voluntary expulsion or jail

For many Africans driven by hunger, war or lack of freedom or all three of these curses together, even Israel is an earthly paradise. It happened so that over the years, through the Egyptian desert, they have crossed the border of Sinai to seek fortune or simply a new life. But now Israel refuses them,…

The State and its wounds. From Eurosceptics to global terrorism

“It was late evening when K. arrived. The village lay deep in snow. There was nothing to be seen of Castle Mount, for mist and darkness surrounded it, and not the faintest glimmer of light showed where the great castle lay. K. stood on the wooden bridge leading from the road to the village for…

The Rohingya people in Myanmar, the persecution of an invisible community

The Rohingya people are an Islamic ethnic group mainly concentrated in the Burmese state whose population is predominantly Buddhist from Rakhine, on the border with Bangladesh. They are not recognized as a minority and Myanmar does not even ensure them the basic rights of citizenship. Persecuted and victims of violence and discrimination in the homeland…

Syrian Refugees: a bitter reality 

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Syria is bleeding, and the end to internal and external displacement as a result of escalating violence, still seems very far. Unfortunately the political, social and economic impact of the crisis will affect the situation of Syrians for many years to come, especially for fragile and vulnerable social groups such as women, the elderly and…

 The brutal reality of Nigerian girls: trafficking for sexual exploitation

Trafficking in human beings has ancient origins, dating back millenniums before the Roman Empire. Although it is considered a totally inhuman practice to our day, it still persists, and it has intensified especially in the area of ​​prostitution. According to the Financial Times, in 2015, this deal covered 21 million people worldwide, of which 4.5…

 Europe is (not) a country for migrants

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Europe, the false myth of invasion of migrants. Eurostat and Istat data point to the need for migration flows: with closed borders Italy would risk the demographic decline. The false myth of invasion “There is an invasion” has become one of the mantras of the current populist demagogy related to the issue of migratory flows.…

Migrants’ Smuggling, a Business for Many

A total turnover of 60 million dollars a year. The criminal corporation that manages human trafficking is growing its business. While the number of dead migrants increases day by day, the investigations to destroy the criminal net that makes money out of the desperation of people and puts at risk the lives of tens of…