On World Refugee Day, 20th June, UNITED for Intercultural Action is releasing its yearly update of the List of Refugee Deaths. It is now – once again – more relevant than ever. UNITED calls on civil society to protest against the fatal policies of Fortress Europe that lead to too many deaths of desperate people looking for safe refuge. No More Deaths! Time for Change!
We are startled and distressed to see that for the first time since UNITED was founded, our work has been attacked at the Liverpool Biennial, where the UNITED List of Refugee Deaths has been on display in its entirety.
The UNITED List of Refugee Deaths counting 34,361 deaths which are a direct result of the fatal policies of Fortress Europe has been published by Il Manifesto journal in Italy today, drawing attention to the controversial migration policies of the Italian government.
In recognition of 20 June International Refugee Day, the Guardian publishes the full UNITED List of 34,361 Refugee Deaths”.
Thanks to the collaboration of artist and UNITED activist Banu Cennetoğlu from Turkey, the Tagesspiegel newspaper in Berlin has published a 48-page supplement today including the UNITED ‘List of Deaths’ to mark the International Day Against Fascism on 9 November.
Fatal Policies of Fortress Europe: >33.305 documented refugee deaths since 1993. TIME FOR CHANGE!
To mark International Refugee Day, UNITED is publishing an updated edition of its List of Deaths and of its interactive map.
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The List of Deaths, which includes details of over 22,000 refugees and migrants who died due to the fatal policies of Fortress Europe, was included in the exhibition “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter” at the Museum of Mordern Art in New York.
Despite the world’s media focus on the eastern Mediterranean route in the past year due to the high number of arrivals, the central Mediterranean remains the deadliest route into Europe. By Eliza Galos via OpenDemocracy
A new briefing by Global Justice Now looks at the framing of the narrative around the influx of migrants and refugees in Europe, sets out the underlying causes for this mobility, and demands states to protect and expand the right to freedom of movement.