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02 Oct 2009
‘Bianet’ published the executive summary of the report of Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg about his visit to Turkey between 28 June and 3 July. The report (in two parts) covers the situation of minorities, freedom of association,...
02 Oct 2009
‘Birmingham Post’ reports that last year 1,5 million images featuring abuse of children were destroyed by investigators so that they never reach circulation again. The compact discs and computers are usually seized for incineration...
01 Oct 2009
‘Safe Internet’ reports that the conference organised by Nobody’s Children Foundation, NASK and a German Internet safety project took place 29-30 September. The conference brought together representatives from the education sector...
01 Oct 2009
‘BBC’ reported that the UK Border Agency has started DNA tests of asylum seekers to establish their nationality. Leading scientists have criticized this practice as “naive” and scientifically flawed.
01 Oct 2009
‘The Mirror’ published a feature article about t*he work of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre* and its work to stop paedophiles grooming children on the internet. It describes how detectives assume the identities of...
01 Oct 2009
‘BBC’ reported that an inquiry into social work model in Birmingham found that it was not fit for the purpose, especially in the way children at risk of serious physical and sexual abuse are being cared for.
27 Sep 2009
‘Earth Times’ reports that the United Nations urged the new Greek government to improve its reception centers, provide legal aid and faster and fairer processing of asylum requests.
26 Sep 2009
‘BBC’ posted a video on its website, reporting about the situation of tomato-picking illegal immigrants in Southern Italy. Their status being irregular, they are in no position to fight for better working or living conditions. On the...
26 Sep 2009
‘Guardian’ published a summary of a report by The Fostering Network which calls for better trained and paid foster carers to improve the performance of children in school, avoid mental health problems and juvenile delinquency. Also,...
25 Sep 2009
OSCE reports on its website that a workshop was held with police experts to discuss good practices that helps building trust and understanding between police and Roma and Sinti communities. A follow-up workshop is also being planned with civil...

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