Political Rhetoric Linking Migration to Coronavirus Stokes Up Xenophobia

Political Rhetoric Linking Migration to Coronavirus Stokes Up Xenophobia

The recent comments by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, which links migration to the spread of the coronavirus, represents cheap political rhetoric aimed at denigrating the immigrant community in Hungary. Arguably, this is in line with some far-right-wing camps in Europe who are stoking up xenophobic fears against refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants at a […]

US Migrant Crisis Is a Curse of Burden Shifting

US Migrant Crisis Is a Curse of Burden Shifting

The U.S. migrant crisis unfolding in the filthy detention centers in Texas, the Mexican border and the murky waters of the Rio Grande casts a negative light on Donald Trump’s presidency. For some in Africa, it is inconceivable to imagine that the most powerful and most prosperous country on earth still embraces a divisive approach […]

Caravan Migrants on Collision Course With White Nationalism

Caravan Migrants on Collision Course With White Nationalism

The migrant caravan from Central America is arguably on the collision course with a defiant President Donald Trump who has brazenly embraced the nationalist flag and adopted strict non-entree immigration policies. With the political rhetoric reaching searing hate levels up to the mid-term elections and after, the Republican-led government will have to prepare legal sandbags […]

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