Mediterranean Hope - Newsletter June 2019

MedHope_logo.jpgSea-Watch - Mediterranean Hope: "They are right: there is no safe port in Libya"

Rome (NEV CS/29), 13 June 2019 – “We agree with Sea Watch’s choice not to bring the migrants rescued and saved back to Libya,” says Paolo Naso, coordinator of Mediterranean Hope – the refugee and migrant program of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, and Global Ministries' Board member. Read more...

 

Migrants, a meeting in Palermo between the FCEI and the Head of the German Protestant Churches

Palermo (NEV CS/28), 3 June 2019 – Today the leader of EKD, Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm met a delegation of Italian protestant churches composed of Professor Daniele Garrone, representing the Council of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy and the Waldensian Board, and Paolo Naso, coordinator of Mediterranean Hope, the Federation’s refugee and migrant programme. Read more...

Humanitarian Corridors, 58 refugees arrived today from Lebanon. Negro: “The Good Samaritan rescues”

Rome (NEV CS/28), 4 June 2019 – 58 Syrian refugees (one of whom is of Iraqi origin) from the last humanitarian corridor promoted by the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, the Waldensian Board and Community of Sant’Egidio, arrived this morning at the Fiumicino Airport of Rome on a direct flight from Beirut. Among them, 23 children. Read more...

Up against the border

FCEI/MH has opened a new “construction site” in Rosarno aimed at intervening in the overwhelming social hardship of thousands of immigrants living in tent camps and exploited under semi-slave conditions as seasonal agricultural workers. This is the first correspondence from Rosarno Rosarno (NEV), 5 June 2019 – The “Lo sguardo dalle frontiere” (A Look from the Border).  Read more...

European humanitarian corridors from Libya, interest from Conte

Agenzia NEV –19 June 2019 Replying to a joint letter from the president of the Federation of Protestant Churches in italy (FCEI), Pastor Luca Maria Negro, and the president of the Community of Sant’Egidio, Professor Marco Impagliazzo, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Contehas expressed interest in the proposal put forward for a European humanitarian corridor from Libya. Read more...

 

 

 

 


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