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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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14 May 2020
A new European Court of Justice judgement states: 'The placement of asylum seekers or third-country nationals subject to a return decision shall be considered “detention” in transit zone Röszke, on the Serbian-Hungarian border, and therefore the...
06 Jun 2019
On June 4th, Terre des hommes Romania (Tdh) hosted a conference with the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) about alternatives to child detention in the context of migration and asylum. Guests from around Europe...
22 Jun 2018
On the occasion of the International Refugee Day, June 20, the National Network for Children reported on UN data that over 68 million people were refugees or internally displaced in 2017. This is a record number after a five-year increase in the...
27 Nov 2017
European governments are treating children like criminals by detaining them because of their migration status. It’s time to care for them as the children they are, says Lavinia Liardo. All children – from Strasbourg to Syria – deserve to be treated...
22 Jun 2016
Middle East Monitor reports on the increasing numbers of migrant minors being detained on arrival in Europe: Since the EU-Turkey deal came into action, unaccompanied children between 10-18 are now detained for long periods of time, while their...
03 Aug 2015
The Prague Daily Monitor reports that due to security reasons, about 30 families with children and pregnant women were transferred from a refugee detention centre in Bela pod Bezdezem to another facility in Zastavka u Brna, south Moravia. Police at...
25 Jun 2015
'Global Post' reports on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) debate on refugees’ situation in Europe. The main message of this debate was the urge to share burden and show more solidarity dealing with the refugees’ in the...

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