Mediterranean Hope: February 2017 newsletter

Humanitarian Corridors. An Italian ecumenical mission in Morocco, by Nev

“We leave confident to strengthen relations of cooperation and friendship with our Moroccan partners, - said the president of FCEI, pastor Luca Maria Negro, to Press Agency NEV - sure that the opening of a humanitarian corridor from Morocco can provide an important tool to protect individuals and families of migrants mainly from West Africa and that in Morocco live in a situation of serious difficulties and vulnerabilities.  Read more...

Najma's Eyes, by F. Piobbichi- MH's operator in Lampedusa

Two days ago, Najma landed Italy through the humanitarian corridors. She moved with her children proudly as a free woman. In Fiumicino, she walked with her beautiful eyes open. They were the colour of life. Once again, together with Najma we proved that humanity is stronger than war and fear.  Read more...

“Try again tomorrow” by A. Fagotti, A. Governa- MH's operator and volunteer in Lampedusa

Just over a month since the beginning of 2017, and with the umpteenth change to the framework of migration policies involving our country, in Lampedusa we deal with the harshness of a reality that confronts us every day and that at times seems to be only a tragic response of numbers.  Read more...

Mélanger, by G. Filippini - MH's operator in Scicli

One of the guiding objectives of the Casa delle Culture (House of Cultures) of Scicli is the knowledge of the world we encounter every day, driven by war, desertification and desperate poverty. It is a world that asks, but one that also gives a lot. The channels of mutual knowledge pass through stories, music and…. food. This is how the “Sapori del Mondo” (Flavours of the World) meetings began, a series of events focusing on the African food culture.  Read more...

5 Things You Should Know About Minniti's Plan for Immigration, by C. Lopez Curzi - Open Migration

The long-awaited and talked-of Italian plan for immigration and asylum request was finally announced by Marco Minniti, Minister of the Interior during a hearing with the Constitutional Affairs Commissions of both Italian Parliament and Senate. Today, Mr. Gentiloni will submit this plan to the Council of Ministers, with the aim of making it already operational by the end of the month.  Read more...


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