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21 Jun 2017
Destination Unknown campaign members have urged the European Council to prioritise the protection of refugees and migrants over securing external borders, ahead of the Council summit on Thursday and Friday (22-23 June). The EU should not put lives...
11 Aug 2016
According to the 'Irish Examiner', Ireland has relocated just one minor asylum seeker from Greece  in the last year. A relocation and resettlement report from the EU Commission states that “the relocation of minors remains extremely slow. Since June...
29 Jul 2016
Europe is failing to protect unaccompanied children on the move, reports the Huffington Post on a House of Lords Committee enquiry. The Children in Crisis report claims that the UK government has failed to support its European partners in taking...
27 Jun 2016
Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 The European Union is set to open a dark chapter in its history unless it rejects the European Commission’s proposal on migration, a coalition of more than 100 NGOs warned on...
08 May 2016
The Guardian reports on the children stranded in Idomeni camp in Greece and how they attempt to sneak across the border, trying to make their way to Western Europe, only to be beaten, abused, kidnapped, or to be returned to the camp, where they vow...
15 Mar 2016
ICMPD published frequently asked questions about the effect that borders have on migration flows in the current crisis - written by Martijn Pluim and Veronika Bilger. All eyes were on Hungary when it constructed the first border fence on the Western...

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