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13 Dec 2007
Extract of the communique: At a conference hosted in Budapest today, the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) presented a report based on research conducted in 2007 which indicates a disproportionate number of children in state care in Hungary are of...
13 Dec 2007
The Czech website ‘Transitions Online’ proposes a long article about prostitution in Bulgaria. The article reports the words of the chairman of Bulgaria’s Parliamentary Commission for Youth and Sports, declaring that 60 to 70% of...
02 Dec 2007
‘BBC News’ reports the meeting yesterday in Naples between the Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi and his Spanish counterpart Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. The British information agency indicates also the latest incident related to...
25 Nov 2007
‘Diario de Avisos’ reports on how the regional government of Canary Islands is making contacts with NGOs in other regions in Spain to transfer foreign unaccompanied minors. This first transfer will be followed by other operations with a...
25 Nov 2007
The ‘Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’ reports on the situation of migrants deported to Romania. The journalist says that more than 18’000 Romanians were deported in the pas 18 months from other EU countries. According to...
25 Nov 2007
The ‘Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’ publishes a long report on migration issues from the Balkans to Europe. The detailed article proposes different points of view from migrants and from officials and covers a large number of...
23 Nov 2007
The ‘Press Gazette’ explains how officials from the government and news and advertising industries do make efforts to better screen the small ads published in regional and local press. Related press coverage: Press Gazette (01 Nov):...
22 Nov 2007
‘IC publications’ reports on the new media campaign produced by IOM and funded by Switzerland’s Federal Migration Office. From the perspective of IOM, the campaign aims at alerting would-be migrants about the risks of illegal...
21 Nov 2007
The ‘Sunday Herald’ relays the conclusions of juvenile justice experts about the negative effect of Antisocial Behavior Orders (Asbo) on minors in Scotland. In this article, we learn that “there are more children in the criminal...
19 Nov 2007
This week, ‘Courrier International’ proposes a dossier on the discriminations faced by the Roma communities. The newspaper translate into English three articles from the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Germany. The first paper is about the...

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