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04 Nov 2016
Terre des Hommes together with other 25 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) submitted to the Members of the European Parliament a joint statement which raises deep concerns on the recent agreement signed by the EU and Afghanistan to facilitate...
10 Oct 2016
NPR reports that the European Union and the government of Afghanistan have agreed to a plan that could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, even as fighting in some parts of the country intensifies. The agreement was...
20 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch have reported that delays in registration and limited implementation of temporary protection policies in Turkey mean that many Syrian refugees are left without effective protection or access to jobs and services that they...
15 Jun 2016
The Open Society Foundations reports on a legal case focussing on the Italian authorities treatment of Tunisian migrants in 2011. Judges reached a unanimous decision that the European Convention on Human Rights had been breached in this case and...
03 Jun 2016
ABC News reports that Amnesty International has called on the European Union to stop the "illegal" and "reckless" deportation of refugees to Turkey in a 35 page report that the group published. Amnesty International has argued that the plan to...
08 Apr 2016
UNICEF reports that a new Greek law, which came into force on April 4, exempts certain vulnerable groups, including unaccompanied and separated children, children with disabilities, victims of distress and trauma, pregnant women and women who...
11 Feb 2016
The 'Independent' reports that NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg announced that a fleet of warships are being deployed to meet refugee boats. He denied however that they are to stop and return refugees, rather they will do reconnaisance,...
11 Jan 2016
ABC News/Associated Press reports that for a few incredible months, the prospect of a better life in Europe seemed within grasp, attracting a wave of more than 1 million migrants from the war-torn, poverty-stricken Middle East and Africa. To get...

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