‘The right to live in dignity is a basic human right for all’ – NGO press statement on International Human Rights Day

We are shocked and saddened by the news of the death of Haji, the Somali man who died last Thursday under the bridge in Marsa. The grim discovery of his dead body, under the bridge that he had made his home, brought to light the disturbing but all too often hidden reality of poverty and homelessness among migrants in Malta. Unfortunately, the circumstances surrounding Haji’s death are not unique – our work is a daily encounter with people who cannot … read more

Announcing Two New Projects!

aditus is pleased to announce two exciting new projects we’ve taken on, in cooperation with four esteemed partner organisations. Project Integrated is an undertaking shared by aditus, JRS Malta and Integra Foundation, with the support of UNHCR Malta. The three Maltese NGOs will integrate their best efforts, until the end of 2015, for the sake of better integrating beneficiaries of international protection in the local context – to help them profit fully from their human rights and to restore their pride as independent and successful … read more

PRESS RELEASE: European Parliament elections are an opportunity to reiterate core values

We take the opportunity offered by the upcoming European Parliament (EP) elections to direct the spotlight onto the human rights dimension of Saturday’s voting. In this regard, a very active exercise of the right to political participation in Malta is positively noted. Yet despite such an enthusiastic approach to political participation, we question why the local EP campaigns almost totally failed to engage with any of the core values enshrined in the EU Treaties and the EU’s Charter of Fundamental … read more