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11 Oct 2019
In 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)—with support from the European Union—opened four new Temporary Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are designated for vulnerable migrants: families and single men. The...
04 Oct 2019
In recent years migration and the status of refugees have become a priority issue in European policies. However, in many cases, the countries’ attitude to asylum seekers is more than disappointing. Many European countries struggle with growing...
14 Aug 2019
A recently published study by the EU-funded project GEMM (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets), and its partner, Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), examined hiring practices across Europe. The study found that children with an...
30 Jun 2019
The OSCE region is witnessing major movement of people triggered by on-going conflicts, general instability and a lack of economic opportunities in neighbouring regions and in some OSCE regions as well. This movement is comprised of refugees,...
06 Jun 2019
According to the 2019 Fundamental Rights Report, the European Union’s accomplishments regarding the protection and promotion of human rights are undermined by growing intolerance and violations of fundamental human rights norms in EU Member States...
04 Jun 2019
 Bosnia and Herzegovina became the home of over 23,000 refugees and migrants that were trying to reach western EU nations through Croatia. Most of the newly-arrived refugees and migrants were located near the Croatian border in a small city named...
03 Dec 2018
A small, hard-to-reach island near Copenhagen has been used for decades for laboratory facilities researching contagious animal diseases. Denmark government with a support from a right-wing Danish People’s Party has adopted a plan to decontaminate...
15 Oct 2018
The Council of Europe (CoE) Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatović calls upon Member States to improve the human rights situation of LGBTI migrants. Around the world LGBTI people face gross human rights violation and as Dunja Mijatović puts it ‘...
25 Jan 2018
Euobserver reports that ''Asylum seekers should not be subjected to psychological tests to determine whether they are homosexual, the EU's top court has ruled. The European Court of Justice on Thursday (25 January) said that recourse to a...
04 Jul 2017
Balkan Insight reports on the recent development in regards to Hungary’s use of a ‘smart fence’ on its border with Serbia. They cite that a Serbian newspaper reported earlier this week that in an effort to deter migrants and refugees, an electrified...

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