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07 Dec 2018
Facing the increased number of migrants and refugees in Europe since 2015, European start-ups decided to make an impact and find new ways to help.  After 32 000 refugees came to Finland, tech companies emerged that are trying to develop innovative...
06 Dec 2018
Human Rights and welfare state groups have been urging Greece to withdraw from EU-Turkey deal aiming to minimize a number of untested migrations to Europe.  They have criticized the living conditions on the Greece's eastern Aegean island where...
04 Dec 2018
The most recent European Directive on detention clearly defines situations in which countries can detain asylum seekers. Despite this, many countries in Europe apply the practice of detention of asylum seekers, adults as well as children also in...
04 Dec 2018
On December 4th a European Commission released a Second report about the progress made in preventing human trafficking. From 2015, when fight was started, until today, huge progress has been made but there are still topics and problems that must be...
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...
03 Dec 2018
France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Israel, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Australia, Slovakia and Hungary have all decided not to accept the UN proposal to establish migration as a human right. France, Italy and Austria aspire to get stricter border control...
28 Nov 2018
A round table on the integration of non-EU nationals in Bulgaria has been held in Sofia last week. The discussion was organized by Sofia Development Association where the EU funded project INTEGRA was presented, including the challenges non-EU...
28 Nov 2018
The “Journeys Drawn: Illustration from the Refugee Crisis,” currently exhibited in the House of Illustration in London resulted from the work of 12 artists who went to war zones and refugee centers and recorded lives of ordinary people fleeing war...
27 Nov 2018
Asylum seekers in Greece are under an increasing threat, due to poor living conditions and the fast approaching winter. The EU member states seems stuck in their discussion over the common EU asylum policy and refugee quotas each member state should...
27 Nov 2018
A Dutch church has been holding a service for a month without a break to protect an Armenian refugee family from deportation. Despite the family of five has been living in the Netherlands for almost nine years, after a court rejected their requests...

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