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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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04 Aug 2016
This report by The Guardian focuses on the many forms of violence experienced by refugees living in the French camps at Calais and Dunkirk. Violence has become a reality for the vast majority of people there and it is perpetrated by the police,...
04 Feb 2016
PressTV reports that the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has censured France for failing to stop the corporal punishment of children and ill-treatment of Roma and asylum-seeking minors.  The CRC issued non-binding recommendations on...
24 Jan 2015
'The Independent' reports on a growing controversy in Turkey over reports a Burger King manager in Istanbul beat a hungry refugee child who was found eating left over food in the fast food chain. Witnesses at the scene reported seeing the child...

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