Documented objects, undocumented people
Awareness. Writer and photographic researcher Ariella Aïsha Azoulay offered a workshop and a guided visit to her exhibition at the Fundació Tàpies: ‘Errata’.
“As local journalists we’re covering a latent war with our own bodies”
Interview. We spoke to Patricia Mayorga and Yaneli Fuentes, the two journalists being provided with shelter on the municipal programme ‘Barcelona protects journalists from Mexico’.
Lafede.cat, thirty years on and tireless
Entity. Lafede.cat are marking 30 years of joint struggles by Catalan NGOs with a campaign about global justice.
From the Northern Triangle to Catalonia: Forced migration, violence and the right to asylum
Training. The Europa Sense Murs association offers a training session explaining the context of violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America, a cause of forced migration going back over twenty years.
“I’m proud to have forged ahead with my work from the start”
Interview. We spoke to Pierre Kassab, of Lebanese origin, who reached Barcelona in the 1990s as a political asylum seeker.
Ukraine: European exile
Refuge. Even though it is a European country, there were 2,010 international protection applications from people from Ukraine last year.
“I don’t want charity or philanthropy, I want society to act”
Interview. We spoke to Sunitha Krishnan, an Indian activist fighting sexual violence and human trafficking for sexual exploitation.
The ethics of images: consciously stirring consciousness
Awareness. Images are essential for showing humanitarian crises. We ponder what ethical limits should apply.
New SAIER premises to provide better support for families seeking asylum
Social services. The building has got more rooms and a children’s area and guarantees greater confidentiality for users.
A question of rights, not terminology: ‘refugees’, ‘migrants’ or ‘displaced by climate’?
Climate refuge. The climate is one of the most important causes of displaced populations, yet it is not recognised as a cause when it comes to requesting international protection.
“My process as an immigrant has helped me research migration phenomena”
Interview. We spoke to Cecilia Estrada, researcher and coordinator for the Chair in Forced Migrants and Refugees, part of the University Institute of Studies on Migration (IUEM) at the Comillas Pontifical University.