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Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

November 4, 2018

While Donald Trump deploys troops to the Mexico border and orders them to shoot immigrants who throw rocks, many people in this migrant caravan in fact already fled US government-fueled violence in Central America. Eduardo García discusses impunity for Border Patrol killings and US-backed instability in Honduras and Guatemala

Trump Administration Defends Separating Migrant Children from Parents

June 15, 2018

People across the country are protesting the new policy which Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended by citing a Bible verse previously used to justify slavery

Italy

December 19, 2016
Yasha Maccanico says suspicion of terrorism is often used as a pretext to ensure that people cannot have any possibility of determining their fate

Refugee Crisis in Europe

December 19, 2016
Yasha Maccanico says suspicion of terrorism is often used as a pretext to ensure that people cannot have any possibility of determining their fate

Financing ISIS

December 19, 2016
The story of refugee trafficking begins with the disruptions to drug smuggling caused by the Patriot Act, says journalist Loretta Napoleoni

Voice of Europe

March 11, 2016
Konstantinos Poulis says rhetoric that divides refugees and migrants can delegitimize the struggles of those who emigrate to escape poverty.

Americans Living in Poverty

January 8, 2014
Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv

December 23, 2013

On Saturday, December 21st, an unprecedented demonstration took place in Tel Aviv when thousands of African Asylum seekers marched through the city. The previous Sunday, a group of 150 refugees left the open-air prison Israel has newly constructed in the Negev Desert and began marching towards Jerusalem. After marching for two days through Be’er Sheva…

Hunger-striking Immigrant Detainees Held in Canada for Years Without Trial

December 16, 2013

Supporters rally in snowstorm outside maximum security prison to show solidarity for prisoners being held without charges or release date

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.