Category Archives: Migration

The Best Years of My Life

After its highly successful tour of the German Foreign Office during the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Berlin and the Global Media Forum in Bonn, the exhibition will now move on to the Commonwealth People’s Forum at the … Continue reading

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Footprint Modulation: art, climate and displacement

An exhibition by Metaceptive Projects + Media 5th June ? 5th July 2015 across five venues in Durham, UK Introductory description from the curator and artistic director, Kooj Chuhan International artists, researchers, communities and local activists are combining forces using … Continue reading

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Memory, Justice, Healing

Memory, Justice, Healing evening at Making Democracy Real 2014 with Salman Rashid, Rajmohan Gandhi, Archana Rao and Rahul Bose A week earlier, he had received a letter from his youngest sister Tahira. Having completed her higher secondary school exams, she … Continue reading

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A boatload of refugees making the 200-mile journey to Christmas Island. THE DREAM BOAT By LUKE MOGELSONMore than a thousand refugees have died trying to reach Christmas Island. But faced with unbearable conditions at home, they keep coming.Photographs by JOEL … Continue reading

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Harry Belafonte – “Banana Boat Song (Day O)” – 1956

Source:? At the end of 1956, generally conceded to be the cultural birth year of rock ‘n’ roll, the best-selling album in America was not?Elvis Presley?or?Elvis, it was Harry Belafonte’s?Calypso. Belafonte was one of America’s most popular entertainers of the … Continue reading

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Would-be Canadian citizens set to fight oath to Queen

A small group of landed immigrants with republican views who have refused Canadian citizenship because the ceremony involves swearing an oath to the Queen will be in a Toronto courtroom on Friday, facing off with the federal government in an … Continue reading

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Communal attacks in Ramu: of family feuds and corporate culture

by Rahnuma Ahmed  SUPREME Court lawyer Barrister Jyotirmoy Barua, 39, initiated a writ petition immediately after the violent attacks of September 29, 2012 when innumerable Buddhist monasteries, temples and houses in Ramu, Cox?s Bazar district, were set on fire, pillaged … Continue reading

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When hope is denied

The Amnesty International?s Dutch magazine, ‘Wordt Vervolgd? invited six world recognised experts to look back at human rights issue?s of 2012. It is a special feature of 6 images which represent 6 human rights issue?s from 2012. Last year AI … Continue reading

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