Without borders. Migration in a limited world
Documentation on the international conference, 2 September 2013. Organized by Brot für die Welt, Justitia et Pax, Caritas international, Medico International and Südwind-Institut.
1.) Welcome - Dr Klaus Seitz (Brot für die Welt)
Theatre of the Oppressed
Bisharat, Zaman and Fatima grew up in Pakistan as refugees from their war-torn country. Fortunately for them, they were not educated in one of the Qur'an schools which the Taliban still use to recruit their next generation. When the three returned to...
Civil options have been forced into the background
Since the start of 2012, Mali has been overwhelmed by events. The country was shaken by a Tuareg uprising, followed in March by a military coup in the capital Bamako, the North suffered an escalation of terror by religious radical militias, leading to the exodus of hundreds of thousands. This difficult conflict situation also led to a change in the work of medico's partners in Mali.
- Emergency aid for victims of state repression, Medical Commission for the Syrian Revolution (MCSR)
- Support for local resistance committees, Adopt a Revolution, about:Change e.V.
- Medical aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Bekaa Tal/Amel Association
- Humanitarian aid for exiled Syrian families at the Palestinian Yarmouk Camp in Damascus, Nadja Now International e.V.
- Humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees from Syria at the Ein-el-Hilweh Camp in Lebanon, Nashet Association
- Humanitarian aid for exiles in the Kurdish-Syrian city of Sere Kaniye,
- Association of Syrian Kurdish Youth Abroad (ASKYA)
The struggle for a third option
The liberationary uprising in Syria in 2012 has turned into a bloody war between the government and heterogeneous opposition forces, with the outcome uncertain. This development has been a matter of intensive concern for medico throughout the year. What does solidarity mean, given the contradictory and deadlocked situation in Syria?