We stand in solidarity with the people of Moria
Last night, a huge fire destroyed Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, leaving 13,000 already vulnerable people, homeless. Our Justice and Peace team stands in solidarity with all the inhabitants at Camp Moria, including our friends from Stichting Bootvluchteling who have lost their clinic.
Joint reaffirmation statement from the international network of Shelter City responding to situation and needs of HRDs in times of COVID-19
Read the joint statement of the international network of Shelter City responding to the situation and needs of HRDs in times of COVID-19. Find the statement also available in Spanish and French.
Justice and Peace officially joined the 500 children campaign!
The Dutch government continues to refuse to shelter some of the 2,500 unaccompanied refugee children residing in the overcrowded refugee camps on the Greek islands. A wide variety of Dutch organisations, municipalities and citizens therefore initiated the #500children campaign to encourage the Dutch government to show its solidarity.
Virtual Event with HRDs during COVID-19: Reflections and Recommendations
To listen to the voices of grassroots human rights defenders around the world, we hosted a virtual event with 3 former guests of our Shelter City initiative for HRDs. Read the article to find out what they said.
Samen Hier online event#2: Tino’s tour of Rotterdam
The second online event of Samen Hier was a virtual tour with city guide Tino, who welcomed participants of the community to Rotterdam.
Connecting virtually with Samen Hier: A Syrian cooking workshop
To connect, while having a bit of fun as well, our Migration team has been busy organising a series of online events for and with the Samen Hier community.
Tips from and for the Samen Hier community
Because of all the meassures taken surrounding COVID-19, it has become far more challenging for our Samen Hier participants to stay in touch with each other.
Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender
Tribute to Irina Paikacheva, Russian human rights defender. Photographer: Daniella van Bergen.