Migrants

Cuban children’s festival in London November 16, 2014 02:01

Cuban children’s festival in London

A Cuban event will take place in Bolivar Hall on the 23rd of November for children and anyone who wants to enjoy the Caribbean [...]
 
Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans November 16, 2014 00:52

Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans

Colombian by birth, she is 22 years old and came to London a year and seven months ago. Although she came alone and knew [...]
 
The European graveyard of refugees:  Mediterranean sea November 4, 2014 04:46

The European graveyard of refugees: Mediterranean sea

How can we call ourselves civilised when 22,000 bodies have sunk to the bottom of the Mediterranean in the last 14 years? On starting [...]
 
 
In the “moving continent”: each immigrant is a Ulysses October 31, 2014 03:35

In the “moving continent”: each immigrant is a Ulysses

  Emigration is not just a question of adapting to life in a new country but also of having to deal with feelings of [...]
 
Impunity and its social roots October 26, 2014 12:16

Impunity and its social roots

In November IFEX is organising an international campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. And impunity concerns everyone, as long as the powerful [...]
 
London festival of Ecuadorian cinema October 20, 2014 00:55

London festival of Ecuadorian cinema

An exhibition of the year’s most acclaimed Ecuadorian films will be shown in London from the 23rd to the 26th of October.   The [...]
 
 
Media and discrimination (II): When we classify immigrants October 4, 2014 00:01

Media and discrimination (II): When we classify immigrants

As immigrants the last thing we want is to be discriminated against by other immigrant groups, or by ‘the natives’. But we are actually [...]
 
One journey, many stories September 28, 2014 00:02

One journey, many stories

A photographic exhibition showcases immigration through photography and will be taking place from the 4th until the 10th of October, in Shoreditch Town Hall, [...]
 
Media, ethics and immigration (I) September 21, 2014 15:12

Media, ethics and immigration (I)

Immigration is a complex issue, and it is the media which principally constructs the image of immigrants, and consolidates stereotypes.   Mónica del Pilar [...]
 
 
How changes in Elephant & Castle will affect the Latinos September 21, 2014 14:24

How changes in Elephant & Castle will affect the Latinos

The regeneration of the area has done little of benefit for its residents: rental prices for both properties and businesses have increased, social housing [...]
 
The before during and after of a detained immigrant September 21, 2014 14:01

The before during and after of a detained immigrant

Uncertainty and fear of being deported at any time, this is what awaits immigrants who do not have the necessary residence credentials to live [...]
 
Ghosts, memories and traumas of Mexico September 7, 2014 00:02

Ghosts, memories and traumas of Mexico

A symposium taking place on 12th September will analyse the form in which varieties of emotion, and personal and collective experiences, can be expressed [...]
 
 
Cleaning jobs: the hardest work and… the darkest reality September 6, 2014 17:53

Cleaning jobs: the hardest work and… the darkest reality

Pay below the minimum wage, discrimination and anxiety about being sacked are the biggest problems faced by immigrants. “The invisible workforce: employment practices in [...]
 
Racist victimization in schools in the United Kingdom July 27, 2014 18:56

Racist victimization in schools in the United Kingdom

“They call me a terrorist because I’m a Muslim. I’ve lost my temper a couple of times, which frustrates me because I end up [...]
 
Celebrating learning July 21, 2014 20:08

Celebrating learning

On 26th July, London will play host to a series of cultural and leisure activities to raise awareness of the importance of education and [...]
 
 
 

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