Mediterranean Hope – Newsletter January 2019

Mediterranean Hope – Newsletter January 2019

MedHope_logo.jpgMH and Open Arms: “Boats leave Libya and disappear into thin air”

LEGGI IN ITALIANO Rejecting these people means sending them back to an unsafe place. Rome (NEV/CS08), 23 January 2019 – “We have been contacted by the families of missing people who are talking about another boat disappearing in the Mediterranean. Continue reading.

Syria. Snow and freezing temperatures: catastrophic situation in the refugee camps

LEGGI IN ITALIANO (NEV) Luciano Griso, doctor and collaborator of Mediterranean Hope tells us about the difficult situation of the refugee camps in Lebanon after the extremely cold weather that devastated the country Lebanon was recently hit by a heavy snowstorm that made it difficult for the inhabitants and especially the Syrians staying in the refugee camps in the Bekaa valley. Continue reading

Protestants Are With Mimmo Lucano, Open Arms, Sea-Watch and Pilotes Volontaires

LEGGI IN ITALIANO (NEV) The Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI): solidarity is a civil duty, welcome is engraved in our Constitution. Signed the partnership with Mimmo Lucano, Sea-Watch, Pilotes Volontaires, Open Arms The FCEI together with Mimmo Lucano, Proactiva Open Arms, Sea Watch, Pilotes Volontaires. Continue reading.

Welcome Blossom

LEGGI IN ITALIANO by Piero Tasca Scicli (NEV), 23 January 2019 – The “Lo sguardo dalle frontiere” (Outlook from the Border) editorial is written by operators of Mediterranean Hope (MH), the migrant project of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI). This week’s “Outlook” comes from the House of Cultures in Scicli (Ragusa).  Continue reading.

“Let’s stay human”

LEGGI IN ITALIANO In the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Protestants and Catholics launch a joint appeal: “On immigration, it’s time to change our language and act: save those who are in danger, extend humanitarian corridors and open new legal pathways for entry” Roma (NEV), 24 gennaio 2019.  Continue reading.

#SeaWatch. FCEI and Waldensians to welcome. But a European strategy is needed.

LEGGI IN ITALIANO Joint press release by FCEI (Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy), Waldensian Board and Waldensian Diaconate Rome (NEV/CS04), 10th January 2019 – “We are thankful to those who have contributed to closing a shameful and inhumane chapter in European policy,” declared Moderator of the Waldensian Board, Eugenio Bernardini, commenting on the solution to the Sea-Watch case finalized Continue reading.