Browsing All posts tagged under »immigration«

Australia’s conversation on asylum seekers

August 25, 2012


Watch the video here “Go Back To Where You Came From” is a brave and powerful series broadcast on Australian TV. The show takes participants on a three-week journey to Afghanistan and Somalia, retracing the journeys undertaken by thousands of asylum seekers each year. It’s refreshing to see that despite the country’s harsh policy on asylum […]

Italian doctors to snitch on illegal immigrants

February 5, 2009


If more signs were needed of the legitimisation of xenophobia in Italy, doctors will now be able to report illegal immigrants to the Italian government, under legislation approved by the Senate or upper house of parliament on Thursday. The move has already drawn criticism from the centre-left opposition and from Medecins Sans Frontieres in Italy. […]

Is Italy racist?

October 3, 2008


    My Italian love affair has endured for almost half my life. From studying the language at school, to dating (too many) Italian men and then living and working in the country it would be fair to say that I’m a fully paid up member of the Italophile crew. Yet when people ask my […]