asylum

The Real News on the Middle East

May 16, 2017
Documentary filmmaker Lia Tarachansky explains that the income garnishing measure targets African refugees and is intended to discourage asylum in Israel

2014 Winter Olympics

February 6, 2014
Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia’s LGBTQ community

EU Panel Requests Testimony of NSA Whistleblower Snowden

January 13, 2014

John Weeks: European Parliament’s invitation for Snowden to testify highlights the impact he’s made unveiling the national surveillance state

Racism in Israel

October 19, 2013
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecution and have been branded as “infiltrators” by right-wing politicians and activists.

New Documentary Exposes the Mistreatment of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Greece

May 19, 2013

Kate Mara and Guy Smallman: European governments impose austerity demands in Greece but fund detention centers in Greece for refugees. Xenophobic views expressed even by centrist parties