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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...
15 Jul 2016
The BBC addresses a range of questions which European, and in particular British, citizens may have about the Syrian refugee crisis. This article helpfully corrects the common misconception that 'most' refugees are ultimately attempting to reach...
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...
18 Mar 2016
The BBC reports that EU leaders at meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels in an effort to reach an agreement over the migrant crises. The EU proposal would mean that Turkey will take back every migrant who crosses over into...
05 Aug 2015
Fox News reports on organisation Save the Children's concerns about refugee children in Greece, who the organisation says are at risk of exploitation and disease since the State's authorities are overwhelmed by the numbers of refugees arriving every...
29 Jun 2015
‘The Middle East Monitor’ reports unsuccessful Iraqi Yazidi refugees' attempt to cross the border to the European Union. The Yazidi refugees in Turkey in some refugee camps have difficult life conditions, therefore, they attempt to leave Turkey and...
26 Jan 2015
'Albawaba' reports on Turkey opening its largest refugee camp, including new support for children. The new camp will host 35,000 refugees fleeing the violence of Kobani, It has two hospitals, seven medical clinics and enough classrooms for 10,000...
24 Jan 2015
'The Independent' reports on a growing controversy in Turkey over reports a Burger King manager in Istanbul beat a hungry refugee child who was found eating left over food in the fast food chain. Witnesses at the scene reported seeing the child...

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