La erupción de la crisis de refugiados y el impulso mundial por los pasaportes de vacunas

La erupción de La Soufrière (Sulphur) de San Vicente ha brindado una oportunidad única para ir más allá en cuestiones de política de salud pública obligatoria, en particular la vacunación obligatoria, los pasaportes de vacunas y la recopilación masiva de datos biométricos.

SAINT VINCENT, GRENADINE ISLANDS -- The controversy erupted on Twitter even as the 32,000-foot-high plume of smoke from Saint Vincent's La Soufrière volcano was still rising in the sky. The firestorm on American social media platforms over reports that only those vaccinated against COVID-19 would be allowed to evacuate the eastern Caribbean island

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Desde el Líbano hasta Siria, el mundo árabe está fallando a los refugiados palestinos

Los refugiados, independientemente de su raza, etnia o religión, deben ser tratados con respeto y dignidad, sin importar la complejidad política de sus países de acogida.

Palestinian refugees Feature photo

Heinous racism. That is how the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described a recent decision by Lebanese authorities to bar Palestinian refugee expats from returning to Lebanon. Lebanon’s restrictions on its ever-diminishing population of Palestinian refugees is nothing new. However, this event is particularly alarming as it

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Coronavirus: ¿Cómo tratan los países europeos a los refugiados en medio de la pandemia?

Descuidar a los refugiados mientras luchan contra el coronavirus es tan tonto como inhumano. Los últimos meses nos han enseñado que las estrategias egocéntricas no se aplican en los casos de crisis sanitarias mundiales.

Europe Refugees Coronavirus Feature photo

As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading its tentacles throughout China and eventually to the rest of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO), along with other international groups, sounded the alarm that refugees and migrants are particularly vulnerable to the deadly disease. “We strongly emphasize the need for inclusive national

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Muerte en la frontera: los refugiados sirios no deben ser utilizados como peones políticos

El uso de Turquía de refugiados sirios como peones políticos fue uno de los episodios más trágicos y desgarradores de la guerra siria y la subsiguiente saga de crisis de refugiados.

Turkey Syrian Refugees Feature photo

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced in a surprising move on February 29 that he would be reopening his country’s border to Europe, allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees into Greece and other European countries. Expectedly, over 100,000 people rushed to the Ipsala border point in the Edirne province separating Turkey

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En el Día Mundial de los Refugiados de la ONU, los palestinos mantienen vivo su derecho al retorno a través de la esperanza y la resistencia

Para los palestinos, la sombría realidad de ser un refugiado se ve agravada por la ausencia de un horizonte político, suficiente para transmitir un sentimiento de esperanza que, 70 años después de la génesis de la crisis de refugiados palestinos, hay un remedio a la mano.

Palestinian right of return

The United Nations’ World Refugee Day, observed annually on June 20, should not merely represent a reminder of “the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.” It should also be an opportunity for the international community to truly

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Judge Orders Trump Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

«This ban is illegal, will put people’s lives in danger and raises the alarm about President Trump’s disregard for separation of powers,» said Lee Gelernt of the ACLU.

Central America Migrant Caravan

Saying President Donald Trump had exceeded his presidential authority, a federal judge later Monday ruled against the president's attempt to restrict the abilities of refugees seeking asylum at the U.S. border and imposed a restraining order that directs the administration to resume accepting asylum claims from people regardless of where or how

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