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Appeal for a European right of migration

Appeal for a European right of migration

Progetto melting Pot Europa make Public Peal for the opening of a humanitarian corridor for the European right of asylum: “we ask the European institutions to immediately start working in order to activate a humanitarian corridor towards Europe…We ask the Italian institutions, the Presidents of Parlamento and Senato and the Ministers of the Republic, to immediately take on this request”

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Journalism and  Demagogy

Journalism and Demagogy

More than 100 migrants died in Lampedusa shipwreck. Many organizations and individuals are organizing sit-ins, meetings, events of commemoration, also with the aim to protest against the current immigration legislation.The reactions in the italian press are different, most of them overflowing with discriminatory and racist demagogy  +info

EU ministers condemn racism aimed at Italian minister Cécile Kyenge

EU ministers condemn racism aimed at Italian minister Cécile Kyenge

source: in Rome. theguardian.com,

‘Representatives of 17 European Union countries have gathered in Rome to condemn the “unacceptable” stream of racist insults directed at Cécile Kyenge, the Italian minister for integration, and call for a new pact to stamp out discrimination across the bloc.’

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The View from the Streets: Immigration

A crew of intrepid Citizen TV makers learning to shoot with WORLDbytes, take to the streets to investigate public attitudes to immigration. On asking people what they think about the idea of ‘Open Borders’ many responses are refreshingly positive. Some may argue this is because it’s Hackney and Wood Green in Cosmopolitan London but its clear old fashioned ‘racism’ has had its day. Politicians can not blame the 2nd class citizenship they impose through immigration law on public attitudes. ‘Too few resources’ for ‘too many people’ is more common but we’ll visit the streets to check out public views on that next.

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