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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...
13 Jun 2017
UNICEF claims nearly 50 million children around the globe are living in a precarious and nomadic state, writes a DW news article. This figure includes children who are trafficked, economic migrants, and forcibly displaced children. In Berlin,...
11 Jun 2017
It has been reported by Aljazeera news, that approximately 200 unaccompanied refugee youth ranging from the ages of 12 to 17 years old, are living in the woods near the former Calais refugee camp. These youth are reliant on one hot meal per day,...
02 Jun 2017
Mediapool.bg reported that Magdalena Andersson, the Swedish finance minister, calls for tying aid to poor EU members and their willingness to accept refugees. According to Reuters, Germany and Italy also support this proposal. Countries that refuse...
28 May 2017
Although the emergence of summer typically delivers a variety of benefits, a paradoxical outcome is produced when discussing the contemporary refugee crisis, as indicated by The Irish Times. As the temperature increases, so does the number of lives...
23 May 2017
In May 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) had released a report regarding the contemporary migrant crisis prevalent in Europe, specifically regarding the presence of Syrian refugees in the Southern European country of...
20 May 2017
A recent article published by Vatican Radio, had uncovered some of the truth existent behind particular asylum law practices within some European Union countries. According to the article, the head of Europe's highest human rights body had noted how...
15 May 2017
A deal made between Brussels and Ankara dating back to March of 2016, has now prompted the European Union to receive more than 5,000 migrants from Turkey, according to a Daily Sabah news article. In the last four months, the European Union has...
11 May 2017
The First Post had written a piece that cites the European Union's statistical agency which indicates over 63,000 children were traveling without the supervision of their parents, while seeking asylum in 2016. Among these children, over 50% were...
11 May 2017
Protesters demand respect for refugee rights in France. Recently, 132 people got onto a rubber dinghy heading to Italian shores. The dinghy started deflating, trapping the men, women and children on board, before entirely sinking off the Libyan...

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