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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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30 Oct 2009
‘EarthTimes’ reports that the Spanish parliament approved the modification of the law on immigration, allowing undocumented immigrants to be held in detention for up to 60 days, also restricting family unifications. Leftist...
18 Sep 2009
‘AFP’ reported that an inflatable dinghy sank in the Mediterranean Sea between Morocco and Spain with approximately 42 migrants. Both Spanish and Moroccan rescue teams were trying to help survivors and recover the bodies.
06 Sep 2009
The ‘BBC’ published an interview with a Brazilian woman, who was first trafficked to Spain for prostitution, then she managed to escape, receiving psychological assistance and work as a manicurist. Due to the economic crisis she lost...
12 Jan 2009
The ‘Child Rights Information Network’ reports that a ruling of the Spanish Constitutional Court recognised children’s rights to defend themselves in judicial proceedings, even against their guardian’s wishes. In case of...

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