Amid Europe’s deafening silence on human rights abuses, we’re here to speak out

By Alice Lucas @RefugeeData Alice is the Senior Programme Officer at the Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP), which is dedicated to documenting human rights violations against refugees and displaced people.  The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Europe has received sporadic attention by the press and is characterised by a stark absence of larger organisations, governments and UN agencies […]

Bringing Solidarity Home: These Walls Must Fall

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW Click here to read the article in full EXTRACT: Coming home, it’s strange trying to figure out where you used to fit in. Media headlines about immigration stop being abstract and become about people we know. Apathy and discrimination start to hurt instead of just irritate because […]

"Fortress Europe": One step forward, two steps back

Blogging around the campaigns – NCADC volunteers explore some of the latest issue affecting migrant rights 8 March 2011 Milena Tmava, NCADC Campaigns Volunteer The European Agency for Fundamental Rights has today published a new report describing the situation at the EU’s external land border between Greece and Turkey as a fundamental rights emergency. People, […]