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04 Oct 2009
‘Kelowna’ reports that the Canadian government asked Hungary to take action against the increasing number of Hungarians claiming asylum in Canada. Between April and June of this year Hungary has become the third country with the...
04 Oct 2009
‘Helsingin Sanomat’ published an interview with the OSCE Special Representative on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Eva Biaudet. She referred to a recent case Finnish police uncovered, in which Nigerian women were trafficked...
04 Oct 2009
‘The Independent’ reports that Le Pen’s daughter cited Mr. Mitterrand’s autobiographic book (published in 2005) on French television on Monday. The passage described openly how the now Minister of Culture got attracted to...
04 Oct 2009
‘Morning Star’ reports that hundreds of Afghans were supposed to be deported back to Afghanistan on a joint British-French flight, but finally the Immigration Ministry changed its decision amid large protests by migrant support...
04 Oct 2009
CRIN announced on its website the launch of its new sub-site, with a new toolkit with information and advocacy ideas to promote children’s right to non-discrimination. According to CRIN “the web-based toolkit explores how...
04 Oct 2009
‘Ekathimerini’ reports that the local government of Veria in northern Greece will provide free schooling for Roma children. Several teachers have volunteered to work in this program, with a total of 60 children from 5 to 15 years of age.
04 Oct 2009
‘Morning Star’ reports that a *Sicilian court acquitted three Germans of charges that ‘helped illegal immigration by picking up a boatload of African migrants *_stranded in the Mediterrenean Sea.”_ The incident happened in...
03 Oct 2009
‘Radio Srbija’ reports that the Serbian Minister of Labour and Social Policy opened Children’s Week saying that 155,000 children in Serbia live on the edge of poverty and that 46% of Roma children do not eat every day. He said...
03 Oct 2009
‘The Budapest Times’ reports that a Kosice-based housing company offered Roma families the price of their bus tickets to London or Brussels if they gave up their flats in an area of the city that is going to be demolished. 400 people...
02 Oct 2009
‘Sofia Echo’ reports that with the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, the first health centre for sex workers is to open in Bourgas. The centre is only one of the different initiatives funded by the Fund to curtail the spread...

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