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Diplomat Artist Buzz: As one American born a slave & reaching to be one of the US’s great educators & scientists, George Washington Carver, stated: “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, & hate within will eventually destroy the hater.”

Angelina Jolie: “There is a direct link between the conflicts in Syria & elsewhere & the rise in deaths at sea in the Mediterranean. We have to understand what drives people to take the fearful step of risking their children’s lives on crowded, unsafe vessels; it is the overwhelming desire to find refuge.”

High Rate of Maori in Prison Among Concerns as UN Experts Wrap Up New Zealand Visit

New Zealand is using the prison system police stations to detain irregular migrants asylum-seekers, although the country does not have a mandatory detention policy for asylum-seekers, refugees or migrants in an irregular situation.

Slavery in the 21st Century?

SLAVERY in 21st century alive & flourishing – 11 million women around the world in domestic servitude, sex trafficking – women & men migrants unable to escape bondage – & worst of all, CHILDREN exploited in child labour in unsafe working conditions depriving them of education & a future.

UN Officials Spotlight Migrant’s Contribution to Society

Tragically, a new report came in today emphasizing dangers migrants face to contribute to society. UN High Commissioner for Refugees today expressed shock at capsizing of  boat off coast of Italian island of Lampedusa, reportedly leading to death of some 82 African migrants.

Universal plight & obstacles faced by migrants: “A Positive Image” of migrant workers in Thailand is a photo contest & exhibition under Saphan Siang (Bridge of Voices) Campaign. Campaign aims to promote better understanding between Thais & migrants, to raise awareness on positive contribution migrant workers make to Thailand’s economy, & to share often positive experience  migrant workers have in Thailand. –WATCH–