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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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23 May 2017
In May 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) had released a report regarding the contemporary migrant crisis prevalent in Europe, specifically regarding the presence of Syrian refugees in the Southern European country of...
15 May 2017
A deal made between Brussels and Ankara dating back to March of 2016, has now prompted the European Union to receive more than 5,000 migrants from Turkey, according to a Daily Sabah news article. In the last four months, the European Union has...
26 Aug 2016
According to a news report from Reuters, the delayed reaction of the EU to provide humanitarian support and asylum assistance is putting the lives of thousands of Syrian children in limbo. The 3 billion Euros of aid promised by the EU to Turkey is...
20 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch have reported that delays in registration and limited implementation of temporary protection policies in Turkey mean that many Syrian refugees are left without effective protection or access to jobs and services that they...
03 Jun 2016
ABC News reports that Amnesty International has called on the European Union to stop the "illegal" and "reckless" deportation of refugees to Turkey in a 35 page report that the group published. Amnesty International has argued that the plan to...
05 Apr 2016
The Independent reports that as the first wave of refugees is deported from Greece to Turkey, human rights advocates have raised concerns about the country's suitability as a destination for asylum-seekers.  Turkey is home to over 2.5 million Syrian...
21 Mar 2016
Reuters report that one day after the implementation of the EU - Turkey deal, migrants continue to make the perilous crossing to Greece, in search for a better life. Greek authorities have placed the number of new arrivals in the past 24 hours at...
21 Mar 2016
Yahoo News reports that more than 1,600 migrants have landed in Greece since a landmark EU-Turkey deal on curbing the influx took effect, as Greek authorities scramble to implement complex new rules. Under the migrant deal, for every Syrian sent...
20 Mar 2016
BBC reports that a deal between the EU and Turkey, which will see migrants who have had their asylum application rejected sent back to Turkey, has now come into effect. The deal is aimed at closing off the migration path by sea, from Turkey to...
20 Mar 2016
A report by Reuters addresses the legality of the EU - Turkey deal, which has been questioned by the UN, Amnesty International  and other groups. The deal has been questioned over its workability, and Amnesty International has questioned whether...

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