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On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day.
A recent ecumenical workshop on defending migrant workers' rights in Asia focused on ratifying the UN Convention and ILO provisions.
Human rights supporters today staged a nonviolent rooftop occupation at the headquarters of multinational security firm G4S near Crawley, West Sussex.
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, a Lutheran pastor, has been denied a visa to China for a World Council of Churches meeting.
A global consultation on 'Ecumenical Advocacy for the Protection of the Human Rights of Migrant Workers in the Arabian Gulf Region' is taking place.
A new report by the Children’s Society reveals alarming levels of destitution among refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children and young people.
Detaining migrants is unnecessary because more humane and less costly non-custodial alternatives exist, according to the latest report from the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS).
Migration activists, migrant church leaders and representatives of ecumenical groups from Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been meeting this week.
The World Council of Churches is organising a regional conference in Lebanon from 5-7 December to address the global issues of migration.
In May 2010 the Government announced that it would end the immigration detention of children, but it is failing to do so says the Children's Society.