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Ophélie Lawson

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Why referring to asylum seekers and refugees as migrants can be harmful

In the mainstream media, often, when the issue of refugee flows is brought up the word ‘migrant’ easily follows. The world is often used...

What is happening in Greece for asylum seekers? And why is no one talking about it?

At the border of Europe are refugee camps that are not being talked about enough. Refugee flow is a thematic that has gained worldwide...

Forced migration: what are the main reasons people flee their homes?

Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes. Many important crises have contributed to the massive displacement of people over the...

Refugee crisis or political crisis?

A question I hear often while working and supporting refugees and asylum seekers, is, why do I choose to refer to the crisis that...

Life in a refugee camp, an interview with Fabrice

On September last year, after fire ravaged the old refugee camp Moria, Europe’s largest refugee camp, located on the Greek island of Lesvos, a...

Disaster capitalism, the shock doctrine and forced migration

You might wonder, what on earth is disaster capitalism and the shock doctrine ?  Let me explain:  The “shock doctrine” is a political strategy that consists...

Black single mothers, asylum seekers, in Lesvos, greece : a neglected harsh reality

Some of the most vulnerable and neglected asylum seekers on the Island of Lesvos, Greece, home of the biggest refugee camp of Europe, are...

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