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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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08 Feb 2017
Deutsche Welle reports that the German government has just released numbers regarding asylum seeker unaccompanied children in Germany. According to this, there were 620 children deported among them 275 Afghans, 58 Syrians, 39 from Eritrea and 36...
08 Feb 2017
Deutsche Welle izvještava da je Vlada Njemačke upravo objavila brojeve koji se odnose na djecu bez pratnje tražioce azila u Njemačkoj.Prema tim podacima deportovano je 620 djece, među kojima 275 Afganistanaca, 58 Sirijaca, 39 iz Eritreje i 36 iz...
01 Feb 2017
The Court states that ''it is not necessary that the asylum seeker personally committed terrorist acts, or instigated such acts, or participated in their commission.''  The case concerns a Moroccan national, Mr Mostafa Lounani, who ''was convicted...
13 Jan 2017
The Telegraph reports that "refugees and migrants are dying of exposure as a result of the bitterly cold weather that has hit Greece and the Balkans, the United Nations warned on Friday."
13 Jan 2017
Balkan Insight reports that "the number of Albanians seeking asylum in Germany fell sharply in 2016 compared to the previous year, apparently deterred by the low success rate and tough repatriation policies."
22 Dec 2016
The Guardian published an article highlighting the miss-used of EU funds in Greece. The article explains that "the UN refugee agency and the EU’s aid department have been accused by other aid groups of mismanaging a multimillion-pound fund earmarked...
09 Dec 2016
'PanARMENIAN.Net' reports that Central and Eastern European governments opposed to taking in refugees are at loggerheads with countries on the frontline of the crisis such as Greece and Italy. Nearly all the 350,000 migrants to reach Europe's shores...
25 Nov 2016
'The Strait Times' reports that Bulgaria will move migrants who clashed with police at a refugee camp to closed camps and hopes to start extraditing some to their native Afghanistan next month, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said on Friday (Nov 25).
26 Oct 2016
"The Independent" explains the situation with the hundreds of children who are now unaccounted for. Since French authorities closed the camp it is thought that 300 - 400 unaccompanied chilren are now essentially missing as the camp is being...
24 Oct 2016
The 'Huffington Post' reports that Yvette Cooper has warned that child refugees risk slipping into the hands of smugglers as the Calais “Jungle” camp is demolished. After violence overnight in the Calais camp, Cooper, who is chair of the Home...

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