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09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of...
06 Dec 2019
The Council of Europe raised their concern regarding the Vucjak migration camp located in Bosnia and Hercegovina; the Council urged the Bosnian government to close the migration camp and to take further steps in improving the quality of treatment...
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 ‘...

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