Tag: migration


  • We are all neighbours – an invitation to a summit

    We are all neighbours – an invitation to a summit

    This Sunday opens the summit for A World of Neighbours network, which we are associated with. It is a noteworthy initiative, which we have already taken part in multiple times. This year’s programme for the summit consists of workshops, lectures, discussion panels, film screenings and concerts. It is a week devoted to debates and meetings […]

  • Tiba Kallas: I dreamed that my name would become known

    Tiba Kallas: I dreamed that my name would become known

    First of all, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Tiba Atheer Kallas. I’m 14. I’d like to start this letter by telling you about my dreams and asking you –  the people of Poland and the people of Europe –  to judge the crimes I’ve committed. The crimes that put my family and […]

  • I survived crossing the Poland-Belarus border: a testimony

    I survived crossing the Poland-Belarus border: a testimony

    My name is Ola Sabah Hamad. I am a mother of four children and I want to tell you my story. I come from Baghdad. Living in my homeland is very difficult, especially for families who dream of a peaceful life. I was unable to feel free there with my children, but what’s more important, […]

  • It is impossible to accept everyone, but we must help those who are already here

    It is impossible to accept everyone, but we must help those who are already here

    Surrounding Europe with the walls is not the solution to the challenge we face. Migration due to wars or the overnight climate crisis will be gaining momentum, so this is the last moment to develop a rational and humane migration policy. Without humiliating and violating human rights.

  • Frontex gives up rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea

    Frontex gives up rescuing people in the Mediterranean Sea

    A couple years ago EU sea patrols were rescuing people, who were on their way to Europe, from drowning boats. But now the EU has found a very effective way not to do it and, at the same time, to block access to European borders. The solutions are, among others, Israeli drones. And what Europe has achieved is: sealed borders, smiles on the faces of some European politicians and two thousand casualties among migrants affected by the so-called ,,pushbacks”- pushing migrants back from the European borders.

  • “We don’t want them to feel lonely”. How the Vietnamese support Polish medics

    “We don’t want them to feel lonely”. How the Vietnamese support Polish medics

    Masks, beds, and thousands of hot meals. Despite many difficulties, the Vietnamese living in Poland support Polish medics from their own funds. They do it because they feel that Poland is their home worth caring for.

  • Heroes or Pirates? – Three Refugees accused of hijacking a ship on the Mediterranean Sea

    Heroes or Pirates? – Three Refugees accused of hijacking a ship on the Mediterranean Sea

    Three boys, whose mediation skills helped to save lives of over 100 refugees on the Mediterranean Sea, were charged with hijacking a ship and terrorism. What is their story?

  • Millions pay the price for the EU’s failure to fulfill its responsibilities

    Millions pay the price for the EU’s failure to fulfill its responsibilities

    People like Maleka, a 26-years-old pregnant refugee from Afghanistan, who out of despair set herself on fire, are paying the price for a decision taken 5 years ago by EU officials.

  • Canary Islands: tragic situation of migrants

    Canary Islands: tragic situation of migrants

    “They share with me their worst stories, the reasons of their decisions, the videos of the darkest moments, tears in their eyes, when they talk about their mothers or sisters,” – writes Anna Alboth, journalist and activist at Minority Rights Group Intl. and a cooperator of Salam Lab.