New Internationalist

Migration

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Migration and the European push-factor

For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our good fortune, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe Globalization Migration Poverty Wealth

Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.

Filed in: India Malaysia Migration Poverty Work

Time for one-day migrant strike

What would make people realize the contributions that migrants make to society? asks Paul Donovan.

Filed in: Economics Migration Refugees United Kingdom Work

Soldiering on in Athens and helping refugees

The snowballing humanitarian crisis in Greece is overwhelming the country’s support systems for asylum-seekers, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Greece Migration

The tragedy of young migrants in austerity-hit Greece

Undocumented refugees fleeing conflict and poverty are most vulnerable to exploitation, writes Jameela Freitas on World Day against Human Trafficking.

Filed in: Greece Human Rights Migration Refugees

Contradictions at heart

Natalie Sharples on migration, international development and Britain’s shame.

Filed in: Migration United Kingdom

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Burma Canada Migration

Death in the Mediterranean

Migrant search-and-rescue operations are fraught with danger. Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet those on the frontline.

Filed in: Human Rights Italy Migration

Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

Filed in: Drugs Law Migration Philippines

Bed, board and deportation in the Netherlands

Mediterranean tragedies have put the spotlight on Dutch immigration failings, writes Beulah Devaney.

Filed in: Migration Netherlands Politics Refugees

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

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