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Now it is a question of humanity…

AUG 28 2015 by SIMN
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Missionaries of St. Charles - Scalabrinians

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Now it is a question of humanity

Of 400 people aboard a boat sunk last night off the city of Zuwara on the Libyan coast, only 201 have been rescued at the time, but it is feared that the others died, trapped in the sunk hull. 

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Comunicado del Encuentro Nacional de “Multi-Stakeholders”

JUL 09 2015 by SIMN
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San José, Costa Rica, 8 de Julio de 2015

Con el objetivo de generar alianzas estratégicas con organizaciones de la sociedad civil e instituciones de Estado de Costa Rica para el fortalecimiento de políticas públicas, que tomen en cuenta la realidad migratoria en la región Meso Americana y que fortalezca el diálogo efectivo para un debido acceso a la justicia de las personas migrantes y sus familias,  especialmente los niños, niñas y adolescentes, refugiadas, solicitantes y desplazados forzados, Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN), a través de la Fundación Scalabrini y en coordinación con el Centro Internacional de Derechos Humanos Para Migrantes CIDEHUM, el 8 de Julio de 2015, en el Radisson de San José, Costa Rica, organizaron un encuentro nacional de hacedores de políticas de migración, en el marco del programa MADE.

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Other victims of immigration and once again foregone and inconclusive statements

APR 20 2015 by SIMN
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"Another tragedy at sea, perhaps the most serious, for hundreds of migrants, their families and for all of us! It is difficult to join the countless statements issued in these hours by personalities from national and international organizations which have the responsibility to intervene and ensure safety of those fleeing from war and violence. These deaths are, in fact, the result of international wrong policies and until the economic and political problems throughout Africa are not addressed we will continue to see these tragedies and we will be scandalized when they happen. " This is the commentary by fr. Gianni Borin, cs, superior of the Scalabrinian European and African Region who, focusing on the causes of such events, adds: “The noise of ”hindsight” seems like it wants to silence the cry of an announced tragedy; it is a dead end of side interests, of populist statements, of a global and economic severe imbalance that still does not disturb the consciences of the rich. "

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YOUNG PHILANTHROPISTS JOIN POPE FRANCIS AND “TURN ON A LIGHT” AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

FEV 13 2015 by SIMN
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In advance of the first-ever international day of prayer and reflection commissioned by the Vatican and held on Sunday, February 8th, entitled “Turn on a Light against Human Trafficking,” young philanthropists Patrick Gage and Gabriela Isler pledged their commitment to Pope Francis’s campaign against human trafficking by signing the Joint Declaration of Religious Leaders against Modern Slavery issued by the Global Freedom Network, an ecumenical organization formed by Pope Francis to eradicate modern slavery around the world.

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