News

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.
Or check out the last week top read news or publications!

27 items available. Click here to search.
21 Aug 2017
In her article Alice Greider reviews the different events that occured in the countries of the "Balkan Route" that saw hundreds of thousands of people transiting in 2015 and 2016. Greider explains how "key components of crisis management fell to non...
26 May 2017
'ECRE' recently spotlighted the conclusion of the decision of the Italian Council of State, which rendered an annulment of the transferring of an individual seeking asylum in Hungary, and had acted in compliance under the Dublin Regulation. The...
10 May 2017
Bloomberg indicates that Hungary's Orban administration had litigiously challenged the European Union's motion to relocate asylum seekers once the borders of an EU nation are deemed as over capacitated. Miklos Feher, an attorney for the government...
08 Mar 2017
Members of the Destination Unknown Campaign are deeply concerned about the Hungarian Parliament’s approval of a law contemplating the placement of all asylum-seekers, including children, in detention. Detention is never in a child’s best interests...
05 Oct 2016
"NewsDeeplz" presents a photo essay from photographer Danielle Villasana documenting the situation at the Hungarian-Sebian border. This week more than 300 marched towards the border with Hungary appealing for asylum. The Hungarian governement allows...
03 Oct 2016
The Malay Mail Online reports that Hungary’s populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan. Although a...
28 Sep 2016
 Asylum seekers are being mistreated in Hungary and its asylum system is "blatantly designed" to deter refugees from seeking protection there, rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. Amnesty's findings in its "Stranded...
15 Aug 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that along Europe’s longest border fence, a summer encampment of migrants is attempting to wait its way into Hungary. As thousands of migrants roam the Balkans, taking advantage of the warm season in search of a route...
03 Aug 2016
Pew research centre’s analysis of Eurostat data reveals that over half of the 1.3m asylum seekers entering the EEA in 2015 applied for asylum in just three countries: Germany, Hungary and Sweden. Applications to Finland increased by 800%, whilst...
21 Jul 2016
The UNHCR reports that living conditions at the makeshift camp next Röszke are dire. Some 700 people share one cold water tap and ten mobile toilets which are cleaned every two or three days. People hang donated blankets from tree branches to...

Pages

This project is funded by: