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30 Oct 2009
‘The Herald’ reports that in a juvenile court case the judge made remarks that were reinforcing racial stereotypes against Roma people. He came under criticism by both the Immigrant Council of Ireland and the Pavee Point Travellers...
30 Oct 2009
‘Balkan Insight’ published a feature article about young Roma who have fled from the war to Germany but now are forced back, while their education, the language they are comfortable in all tie them to Germany. Settling back in Serbia...
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...
30 Oct 2009
“Hurriyet” Daily News reports that the Swedish model criminalizing the purchase of sexual services could become a model for Turkey which is both a transit and destination country for trafficked women. Most women in Turkey come from...
30 Oct 2009
‘The Edinburgh Evening News’ reprts that two more men were charged in Scotland for paedophilia, and for being part of the largest ever paedophile ring. Four other men from Lothians have been traced but not arrested yet. Lotians...
27 Oct 2009
‘Guardian’ reports of the court case of two men who lead the largest paedophile ring in Scotland and are responsible for 125,000 images and videos and abuse of friend’s children. The ring was broken up in 2007 after a lengthy...
26 Oct 2009
‘Human Rights Watch published a report ““Lost in Transit”:http://www.tdh-childprotection.org/component/option,com_doclib/task,showdoc/docid,871” about France’s system of detaining and deporting unaccompanied...
26 Oct 2009
‘International News Services’ published an analysis of human trafficking in which it claims that majority of organised human trafficking cases are in Europe. it cites UNODC that in Europe alone there are an estimated 270,000 victims...
26 Oct 2009
‘UNAIDS’ reports that the 3rd HIV/AIDS Conference in Eastern Europe and Central Asia opened in Moscow. At the opening the executive director of UNAIDS said that they were “v_ery concerned that Eastern Europe and Central Asia is...
25 Oct 2009
‘Sofia Echo’ reports that an 11-year-old girl gave birth in a hospital in Sliven. When her relatives tried to take her home, police stopped them: the girl will have to remain in state care until her parents’ return from Spain,...

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