How to identify the needs of refugees victims of torture?

Time for Needs, a project with the objective of contributing to the identification of special needs of victims of torture and/or serious violence, came to a conclusion with a conference on 28 September 2017 in Brussels, aimed at disseminating project findings. During the conference the project’s final report, that includes a questionnaire assessing the procedural, reception, health and social needs of victims of torture and/or serious violence, was launched. During this conference presentations from the project partners and representatives from … read more

#maltaunderthreat as activist blogger is brutally assassinated: joint NGO statement

MGRM, aditus Foundation, Integra Foundation, the Critical Institute and the Platform of Human Rights Organisation in Malta extend their condolences to the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia and express their concern at the threat to freedom of speech that her violent murder poses. We urge the government to ensure that law enforcement are adequately resourced to conduct the necessary investigations and to do all in their power to bring those responsible to justice. Given that it has been reported that in … read more

Memoirs of a Legal Intern!

Looking back at my internship and stay in Malta it’s hard to believe that I had some hesitations before I took the decision to spend four months there. I can now say with complete confidence that I have no regrets and I’m really happy for all that I learned and experienced during this time. What eventually attracted me to Malta, apart from great weather and beautiful views, was an exceptional activity of various NGOs around the Platform of Human Rights … read more

Join our youth project on refugee & migrant integration! #YouthNotStatus

Are you aged between 18 and 30 (or thereabouts!)? Would you like to have your say on refugee and migrant integration? Are you curious about how refugee and migrant youth experience Malta? On Wednesday we’re launching your ERASMUS+ project Youth, Not Status, through which we’ll be exploring integration from a youth perspective. As its title implies, the project is not interested in the participants’ statuses, but wants to focus on their age and how this shapes their world views. Youth, … read more