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21 Jul 2017
The number of refugees in the Albanian territory for the first 6 months of 2017 has reached the number 50. In the last weeks several teenacgers have been offered shelter in the south city of Albania, Gjirokastra. They have moved from Thessaloniki...
18 Jul 2017
The Children’s Rights Alliance in Ireland, a member and National Partner Network of Eurochild, welcomes the publication by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, of a consultation report undertaken by the Department of Children...
15 Jun 2017
The Local quotes Save the Children in a recent statement that claimed over 70,000 unaccompanied child migrants have arrived to Italy since 2016. Having this being said, Save the Children is pleading for Italian officials to do more to assist these...
13 Jun 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia. Abuzar was interviewed by Aljazeera in February 2017 and is one of 300,000 child migrants worldwide who have been attempting to...
11 Jun 2017
It has been reported by Aljazeera news, that approximately 200 unaccompanied refugee youth ranging from the ages of 12 to 17 years old, are living in the woods near the former Calais refugee camp. These youth are reliant on one hot meal per day,...
03 Jun 2017
The Independent reports that 14 year old, Bivsi Rana, a German-born Nepalese student, was recently deported amid a school class, with no knowledge of her deportation, prior to the incident. Hours later, Rana along with her family were placed on a...
29 May 2017
Balkan Insight recently reports that in Bulgaria, a draft order has been crafted, and is subjected to public discussion on June 25. The order will restrict the mobility of refugees, through their confinement to four zones in Bulgaria, particularly...
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...
23 May 2017
In May 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) had released a report regarding the contemporary migrant crisis prevalent in Europe, specifically regarding the presence of Syrian refugees in the Southern European country of...
15 May 2017
A deal made between Brussels and Ankara dating back to March of 2016, has now prompted the European Union to receive more than 5,000 migrants from Turkey, according to a Daily Sabah news article. In the last four months, the European Union has...

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