Migration: a global phenomenon we ‘cannot escape:’ UN rights expert

Anti-immigrant rhetoric around the world is increasingly “worrying,” a UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders said on Tuesday, and when some governments begin labelling migrants “terrorists”, advocates for their rights “need to find ways to protect them.” UN expert Michel Forst spoke with Elena Vapnitchnaia of UN News’s Russian Unit, about how defamation of immigrants and their defenders impacts local social climates. 

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Children separated at border, suffering alarming and prolonged effects: UN rights experts

Separating children from their undocumented parents is a traumatic violation of their rights, UN independent experts said on Friday.

Language holds key to migrant success in Europe

Acquiring language skills is a big challenge for migrants and refugees entering Europe but it’s also the key to success, a renowned US economist says.

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