By Wesam Besindawa* for Newsweek In a square meter grave-like cell waits Fateh, a Houthi prisoner. She has been deprived of food and drink for hours. She is promised release when she admits to a false charge of prostitution, but...
Many are dead, once again, in the enclave of Melilla, where some two thousand people, according to the Moroccan Authorities, had massed near the border in order to climb the wall leading to Europe. Kingdom forces pushed them back...
The number of those forced to flee their homes has increased every year for the past ten years. In 2021, a new record was reached, reaching the highest level ever. According to Global Trends, the annual report published on Refugee...
By Aine Bennett Reports emerged earlier this year of Ukrainian border guards preventing trans people, particularly trans women, including those with legal recognition of their gender, from exiting Ukraine following Russian bombardment. These episodes have cast a light on the...
By Robert Tait* – The Guardian Prague’s central railway station seems a picture of normality amid warm spring sunshine and the return of legions of tourists, who had been largely absent at the height of Covid. On the platform one...
Human activities are causing changes to the climate on a planetary scale in the land, ocean and atmosphere, with damaging and lasting ramifications for sustainable development and ecosystems. This is what emerges from the latest report of the World...
By Alessandro Federici* The stereotype is that modern slavery is only a problem in the most distant countries. The reality, instead, is that you don't have to go far to find it. From the deep south of Spain to the...
According to the evidence published by the German newspaper Die Spiegel, Fabrice Leggeri - the head of the European agency FRONTEX (European Border and Coast Guard Agency) - was aware of the repatriations taking place at sea by Greek...
By Alice Pistolesi One million people have crossed the Ukrainian border in one week. An enormous, overwhelming and extremely rapid exodus, as emphasised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, who said yesterday: "I have worked...
Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, is often the talk of the town. The agency, founded in 2004 and based in Warsaw, 'helps - as its website states - EU countries and countries associated with the Schengen...

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