Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

NATO included in blame for 63 Migrant Deaths Last Year

Last year, as NATO bombarded Libya in order to oust the now deceased leader, Muammar al-Gaddafi, many migrants were fleeing the violence in boats across the Mediterranean to Europe, some of which never made it. Recently, a new report released … Continue reading

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Asylum Claims Up in the West

“Arab Spring helps push asylum claims up in the West,” by Stephanie Nebehay, posted in Ottowa Citizen: The Arab Spring helped push up the number of people seeking asylum in the West by 20 per cent last year, with record … Continue reading

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National Geographic’s “Marseille’s Melting Pot”

A great article from the National Geographic about the port city in southern France. For the full photo gallery, please click here. “Marseille’s Melting Pot”, by Christopher Dickey, for National Geographic: It’s tempting to say, and probably true, that no … Continue reading

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