We must go big, bold & migrant-led, says New Sanctuary Movement

Today, there are over 200 sanctuary cities across the US; outposts of a principle treasured and upheld by a powerful, national movement. This week, we’re interviewing Peter Pedemonti, co-founder and director of the New Sanctuary Movement in Philadelphia (NSM). This migrant-led, inter-faith organisation is developing a rapid response systems to raids, taking the sanctuary movement on to the streets. … More We must go big, bold & migrant-led, says New Sanctuary Movement

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Bringing Solidarity Home – Comment Is Free

With deprivation and incarceration systematically inflicted on people in the name of border control, when we say “refugees welcome” that is a commitment to campaign for radical change here at home – or it’s meaningless. … More Bringing Solidarity Home – Comment Is Free

The Truth About Turkey: EU Deal Endangers Lives

Despite damning reports from Human Rights Watch amongst others, no investigation has been called into the deaths or human rights abuses. Instead, EU funds keep flowing… And with 156 journalists arrested there in 2015 alone, Turkey may not be the place to keep refugees safe, but it’s a prime location to hide their persecution. … More The Truth About Turkey: EU Deal Endangers Lives