This Blog’s objectivePosted: January 7, 2011
This Story Blog is one of 3 integrated Blogs of Mensen zonder Papieren. One is about Deep News mainly used for analysis of the situation of Sans Papiers World-Wide and particulary in Belgium. On that Blog you can aslo read Who we are, What we do and How we do it. It’s working language is Dutch. Another blog is about Fast News. On this Blog Experiences Sans-Papiers can write about their specific situation in Europe, but also about the situation in their home country. The languages use there can be Dutch, English, French or any languages needed by Sans-Papiers to address their compatriots. The standars of that Blog are the standards of good journalism.
And al last this blog is intended to write stories of Sans-Papiers by Sans-Papiers. No standards at all. Undocumented people, irregular labor migrants can tell their stories the way they want it to be told. If they are interested in working as a ciotizen journalist, Mensen zonder Papieren will help them to work as a journalists and give them access at first making fast news about their situation and about the situation in their country, afterwards when they feel secure about it they can particuipate in writing Deep News.
Mensen zonder Papieren encourage Undocumented Migrants to tell their stories on the Net. Many Undocumented people live in pain and misery. In Europe they do not have access to fundamental Human rights since none of the rich countries has ratified the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families adopted by the United Nations See http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/pdf/cmw.pdf
Mensen zoner Papieren subscribe this Convention in their Vision declaration: https://storiesmzp.wordpress.com/vision-schouder-aan-schouder-version-1-0/ and Ethical Code guarantee complete anonymity to all undocumented migrants, even if they tell their stories on the Net. The aim of the organisation is that the voices of the Undocumented people should be heard. You can find the Ethical code of Schouder aan Schouder on the net: https://storiesmzp.wordpress.com/ethische-code-schouder-aan-schouder/