Tag Archives: Social Issues

19May/15

EU approves military operation to tackle migrant crisis

LIBYA (Next Media) – As the EU struggles to cope with the surge in illegal immigrants arriving from conflict-stricken Libya, EU ministers have approved an operation that will establish a military force to combat human smuggling across the Mediterranean Sea.
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18May/15

“We didn’t come here to steal from you” says African migrant in Italy

African migrants living in an Italian asylum centre speak about their experiences and hopes since travelling to Europe.

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07May/15

Smithsonian previews African American Museum collections

The Smithsonian Museum previews collections destined for the Museum of African-American History and Culture, which is slated to open in 2016.
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28Apr/15

Night of rioting in Baltimore results in burnt buildings, cars and ransacked shops – amateur videos

A day and night of violence in Baltimore leaves cars’ wreckage and litter on streets and shops damaged, amateur videos show. The violence followed the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

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27Apr/15

Loretta Lynch sworn-in as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is sworn in as U.S. Attorney General and faces a raft of pressing issues — not least of which is the spate of deadly confrontations between mostly white police officers and mostly black men.
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