LE MONDE N'EST PAS ROND

Artistic webzine on migration, borders, human rights

Rêves en dérive

À l’occasion du Festival des migrations, des cultures et de la citoyenneté (Luxembourg, 14-16 mars), le poète Antoine Cassar, co-éditeur du journal artistique Le monde n’est pas rond, a interviewé … Continue reading

25/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Mathématiques

Comme une traînée de poudre, la vidéo du poème Mathématiques de Hollie McNish a fait le buzz à maintes reprises depuis sa publication il y a un an, et a … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · Leave a comment

From tent to tent

From one tent to the next: a heart-wrenching symmetry runs through the recent history of the peoples of Palestine and Syria. War, exile, separation, yet always hope, including through self-expression. … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · 1 Comment

Before Me There Were Deserts

“At night I have slept in the footprints of animals”. Shifting sands, migrating camels, Bedouins in the desert of desire. A primordial, earthy poem by Müesser Yeniay, together with a … Continue reading

28/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Crowdfunding a Maltese passport for an asylum seeker – chronicle of an aborted yet fertile campaign

In response to Malta’s plans to offer citizenship to “ultra-high net worth individuals” in return for a one-time ‘donation’ of €650,000, Antoine Cassar, one of the editors of Le monde … Continue reading

15/01/2014 · 1 Comment

That Foreigner Poem…

… or the truth about Paddington Bear. “See, we all like our foreigners ‘different’ / but only in such a way that we can understand.” A humorous, straight-to-the-point poem by spoken … Continue reading

14/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Mano de Dios

Based on a true story, Adolf El Assal’s short film Mano de Dios (2010, 15 min.) follows the day-to-day struggle of an Argentinian immigrant who has lived almost half of … Continue reading

20/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Qu’est-ce qu’un «migrant» ?

«Migrant», «immigré», «expatrié» … la confusion règne. Le terme «migrant», est-il vraiment neutre? Voilà quelques mots de Paca Rimbau, sur l’abus trop fréquent de ce terme. Même s’il est très … Continue reading

20/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Journée Internationale des Migrants: Communiqué de Personne n’est illégal – Luxembourg

En ce 18 décembre 2013, journée d’action globale contre le racisme et pour les droits des migrants réfugiés et des personnes déplacées, Keen ass illegal / Personne n’est illégal tient … Continue reading

18/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Calais: The Last Border – review

Marc Isaac’s 2003 documentary Calais: The Last Border continues to hit home ten years after its release. Reviewed by Alex Vella Gera.   Calais: The Last Border (Marc Isaacs, 2003, … Continue reading

18/12/2013 · Leave a comment

Indefinite detention: a never-ending Odyssey in the United Kingdom

Reporting from London, Carole Reckinger follows a refugee’s journey through the maze of bureaucracy, haphazard decision-making, and ‘immigration and removal centres’. Illustrated by Catherine Lemaire. “Do you think I am … Continue reading

18/12/2013 · Leave a comment