Post Tagged with: "Migrant Caravan"

Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

“We came to work. I know I’m not getting asylum because they don’t give you asylum for hunger,” a young migrant from Honduras told a reporter. “But us on the caravan would rather die fighting than sitting in Honduras waiting to starve or be killed.” These stark words show the desperation of thousands of people, half of them women and[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
US military, border police attack asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

US military, border police attack asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

A combined force of the US military and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pointed assault rifles and fired tear gas, rubber bullets and flash bang grenades at impoverished workers and their families on Sunday. The crowd, which included many women and young children, attempted to cross the US-Mexico border between San Diego and Tijuana to apply for asylum. US officials[Read More…]

by November 27, 2018 1 comment World
A young member of the migrant caravan at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. EPA Images

Migrant caravan: branding migrants ‘human shields’ has a deadly motive

The “migrant caravan” is making its way towards the US border – and is facing countless obstacles and much opposition along the way. Most recently, protests erupted when a large group of the migrants reached the Mexican border town of Tijuana. Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump was quick to join the clamour, accusing them of causing “crime and big problems in Mexico” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1064227483187318784 The[Read More…]

by November 20, 2018 1 comment Human Rights