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Paris, the Refugees and Europe
ROME, Nov 18 2015 - The focus on terrorism is obscuring the issues of refugees, and it is important to consider its impact on Europe, after the shock of Paris. Of course, the...
Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe
ROME, Jun (IPS) - With little fanfare, the German IFO Institute for Economic Research recently published a report on population projections for Germany which states simply that...
The suicide of Europe
The fact that in a referendum Switzerland has taken a path that is opposite that of Europe is an unusual fact which calls for reflection, especially because Switzerland has taken...
The Cognitive Landscape of a Refugee Camp. Conversation part I
by Bethany Ojalehto In refugee camps, the confinement and pervasive violation of human rights alters the relevance of time and space to daily life and challenges the individual...
Migration Development and Global Governance: Two views in comparison
In his interview on migration and development that was published on the SID Forum on 22 November 2010, Alexander Betts pointed out that there are significant numbers of people who...
Migration and Development. Interview with Alexander Betts
In this interview, Alexander Betts (Oxford University) explains the concept of survival migrants, and how it differs from that of refugees and forced migrants. He describes how...
The Controversy Over Roma People Shakes the Foundation of the European Union
by Ferruccio Pastore The split that took place in the European Council on 16 September is without precedents. Not only for its visceral tones, which however send a worrying...
by Susan Ossman Animated conversations about the intensification of mobility and its relationship to emerging political forms and programs have circled around figures of the...
The East African Community and the Refugee Question
by Kenechukwu C. Esom According to the World Refugee Survey 2009 statistics, the five East African Community States host a combined population of 949,000 refugees. Of this number...
Two-tiered Justice: Anti-immigrant laws in the United States
by Walter A. Ewing The criminalization of immigration has garnered considerable media attention in the United States due to the harsh new anti-immigrant law recently enacted in...