Sunday, 29 August 2010


more recent articles we have come across that you might have missed.

Mail immigration headline changes - Five Chinese Crackers on the latest in a long line of dodgy immigration statistic stories from the Daily Flail (and other tabloids - see: Immigration: Why Let The Truth Spoil A Good Story?).

Is England the most overcrowded country in Europe? Dutch figures get fishy - more from Five Chinese Crackers, yet again on the Flail and it's on-going inability to tell the truth about statistics.

Asylum seekers living in limbo - the first in a three-part series of articles in the Irish Times on the scandal of Eire's migrant hostels.

The ‘Boatophobia’ Debate: Dehumanising Asylum Seekers and Refugees - an article from the Sri Lanka Guardian showing that not everybody from the island thinks that the 'boat people' are all LTTE 'terrorists' and warning of the danger such claims being used by Western governments to delegitimise Tamils' asylum claims.

UN panel tells France to avoid mass Roma deportations - news from the AFP about the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and their discussions on Friday of anti-Roma discrimination in the EU, and France in particular.

Calls for constitution revamp to combat discrimination
- from Australian ABC News another article about the UNCERD, this time focusing on a damning report into discrimination against Indigenous Australians.

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