‘Rohingyas have captured the interest of the west as they are backward and liberal muslims.”

‘Rohingyas Issue Isn’t Political In India’ Ravi Hemadri, DAJI Director, talks about Rohingyas in India, lack of media coverage and resettlement issues. Hansa Malhotra,  Geetika Mantri INTERVIEWS Originally from Myanmar, the ‘boat people’ Rohingyas have been recognized by human rights organizations across the world as one of the most heavily persecuted minorities due to the systemic violence and discrimination they have faced in their own … Continue reading ‘Rohingyas have captured the interest of the west as they are backward and liberal muslims.”

We march because all immigrants must be free

With the nationwide day of action on June 30, Christopher Baum explains how Trump’s cruel policies are an intensification of those initiated by his predecessors.   MASSES OF people across the country will mobilize in a cry of protest on Saturday, June 30, as the border nightmare orchestrated by Donald Trump and his administration continues with no end in sight. More than a week after … Continue reading We march because all immigrants must be free

The pro-immigrant majority in the streets

Alan Maass rounds up reports from contributors around the country who tell what happened on the June 30 day of mobilizations to oppose Trump’s anti-immigrant hate AFTER A week that reminded everyone just how much damage Trump and the right wing can do — from the continuing nightmare for migrant families at the border to the Supreme Court’s reactionary decisions and the new opening for … Continue reading The pro-immigrant majority in the streets

You allowed us in, we were able to give so much back to your country – Tat Wa Lay

A Vietnamese man’s Facebook post on his experience of arriving in the UK as a refugee has been liked and shared by tens of thousands of people, amid the current debate about Europe’s migrant crisis. Tat Wa Lay’s post talks about how he was one of thousands of “boat people” who fled during and after the Vietnam War to escape persecution and poverty – his … Continue reading You allowed us in, we were able to give so much back to your country – Tat Wa Lay