Home

"It brings back memories"

8 July 2005

Nieves Gutierrez, employee at the Spanish embassy

"I deeply condemn these atrocities. As a Spaniard I can only sympathise with Lonoonders at the moment, having lived through a similar experience last year.

Luckily, I wasn't directly affected by yesterday's bombings, but safe in my office. However, when I wanted to go back home in the evening, my travel time took me about three times as long as it usually does.

It does bring back memories, but I think that the British media handle the situation a lot better than the Spanish did. I am glad they are not publishing as many horrifying pictures as we had of the Madrid bombings."

Is the pandemic changing attitudes towards migration?

Will Canada give its undocumented essential workers their rights? And where are the immigrants in the country’s policy debates?

Join us for a free live discussion on Thursday 26 November, 5pm UK time/12pm EST.

Hear from:

Daniel Hiebert Professor of geography at the University of British Columbia

Andrew Parkin Executive director, Environics Institute, Toronto

Usha George Professor and director, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement, Ryerson University, Canada

Keith Banting Professor emeritus and Stauffer Dunning Fellow, Queen’s University, Canada

Chair: Anna Triandafyllidou Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration, Ryerson University

Had enough of ‘alternative facts’? openDemocracy is different Join the conversation: get our weekly email

Comments

We encourage anyone to comment, please consult the oD commenting guidelines if you have any questions.
Audio available Bookmark Check Language Close Comments Download Facebook Link Email Newsletter Newsletter Play Print Share Twitter Youtube Search Instagram WhatsApp yourData