28 January 2019 — New Eastern Outlook
The only thing more sinister than intentionally creating refugees, is weaponizing them as leverage to further coerce nations and advance hegemonic ambitions.
31 December 2018 — WSWS
The world is pulsing with hundreds of millions of people desperate to flee their homes under the weight of the crisis of world capitalism. According to a recent Gallup study, a sixth of the world’s adult population—some 750 million people, not including children—want to flee their home countries to escape war, poverty, conflict and disease.
26 November 2018 — Statewatch
1. Analysis: Decriminalising solidarity by promoting the regularisation of migrants by Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo (Osservatorio Solidarieta Carta di Milano
2. Viewpoint: Morocco: Wherever EU immigration policy rears its ugly head, violence and abuses follow by Yasha Maccanico
23 November 2018 — True Publica
By TruePublica: Back in September, three environmental activists were the first people in Britain since 1932 to receive jail sentences for non-violent anti-fracking protest in the UK. An appeal was lodged and public outrage caused a new judge to declare that the original ruling was ‘excessive”. This excessive use of the law is being used again in another case, which has more serious consequences.
22 July 2018 — FAIR
[Although the US is the subject of this piece, firstly, it applies equally to this septic isle as it does to the US and secondly, you have to hunt hard to find journalism of this quality here in the UK, to our lasting shame. WB]
David Frum (Atlantic, 6/20/18) rejects the “extremism” of holding the US responsible for creating the conditions that force mass migration.
26 June 2018 — The Anti-Empire Report
The current mass exodus of people from Central America to the United States, with the daily headline-grabbing stories of numerous children involuntarily separated from their parents, means it’s time to remind my readers once again of one of the primary causes of these periodic mass migrations.
13 July 2018 — Jonathan Cook
Israel preserved a tribal idea of citizenship that followers of Trump and Europe’s far-right now seek to emulate
Middle East Eye – 13 July 2018
Polarisation within western societies on issues relating to migration and human rights has been intensifying over recent weeks and months. To many observers, it looks suspiciously as if an international order in place since the end of the second world – one that emphasised universal rights as a way to prevent dehumanisation and conflict – is rapidly unravelling in Europe and the United States.
8 July 2018 — Global Research
In June 2018 alone, more than 500 refugees drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. Their boats were refused access to land in either Malta, or Italy. They were force-driven back by gun-boats to the North African shores they came from, mostly Libya, but many boats capsized and countless refugees didn’t make it.
25 June 2018 — Global Research News
By Robert J. Burrowes, June 25, 2018
Every day, according to some estimates, human adults kill 50,000 of our children. The true figure is probably significantly higher. We kill children in wars. See, for example, ‘Scourging Yemen’. We kill them with drones. We kill them in our homes and on the street. We shoot them at school. Continue reading