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“The other side of the pandemic… from the perspective of the South, the poor, the marginalised and indigenous peoples”

Pepe Aravena, founder of the Emmaus Las Urracas group in Chile provides his analysis of the underlying causes of this crisis and calls on us to implement the “Emmaus Method” in order to move forward.

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"He runs the country like a reckless driver, driving a car at high speed and putting all our lives at risk."

Erivania Queiroz Santiago, director of Emmaus Amor e Justiça (Love and Justice) in Brazil and National Delegate for his country, tells us about how President Jair Bolsonaro is managing the pandemic. As the victim of a complete health fiasco, Brazil is now the second most affected country by coronavirus.

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Refugees: the forgotten people of the global pandemic

On World Refugee Day, Emmaus International denounces the serious breaches of the rights of refugees, which the health crisis has exacerbated. Our organisation reiterates its commitment to unconditional, dignified welcome, and the obligation of states to protect and receive refugees.

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Open letter to governments on ISDS and Covid-19

Within the campaign “Stop ISDS”, over 450 organisations, including Emmaus International, signed an open letter in June on the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDR) procedure and Covid-19. No, States must not use public funds to finance multinationals in cases of disputes handled by special courts!

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Online Artwork Solidarity Sale!

As the Covid-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on hundreds of Emmaus communities and groups across the globe, over 60 street artists have decided to donate one or more of their works in solidarity with our movement and Emmaus communities around the world. The online sale will take place from 12 June on KAZoART’s website, an online art gallery and our partner for this event.

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