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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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17 Mar 2018
Reuters reports that ''Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said. The incident occurred off Greece’s Agathonisi island, which is...
15 Mar 2018
Kathimerini reports that ''Greek police say they have arrested 11 people on suspicion of running a smuggling ring transporting hundreds of refugees and migrants from the Greek-Turkish land border to the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki over the...
22 Aug 2016
'The Guardian' reports that an estimated 58,000 asylum seekers and migrants in Greece are increasingly under threat from Greek and Albanian mafias, who seek to recruit vulnerable people. Poor conditions and a lack of hope for people in the camps are...
22 Jun 2016
Middle East Monitor reports on the increasing numbers of migrant minors being detained on arrival in Europe: Since the EU-Turkey deal came into action, unaccompanied children between 10-18 are now detained for long periods of time, while their...
22 Dec 2015
The EU Observer reports on the growing business of Bulgarian women selling babies to middlemen in Greece.  “Ah, don't even ask, in our village almost everybody has left a baby in Greece. I at least managed to buy myself this little house with the...

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