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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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06 Sep 2009
‘ISRIA’ reports that the Swedish Presidency expressed deep concern about the imminent execution of three juveniles in Iran who committed crimes when they were minors. The EU notes that these executions would be a direct contravention of...
06 Sep 2009
Sofia Echo reports that Greek authorities arrested two Romanians on suspicion of running a criminal organisation that recruited foreign women and forced them into prostitution. A Romanian woman and an Italian man is still being sought as part of...
06 Sep 2009
‘B92’ reports that Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International made a joint statement saying that the wave of ethnic Albanian violence against Roma should be investigated and halted by the joint action of Kosovo and international...
06 Sep 2009
The Dutch MFA’s website reports that the Foreign Minister has asked the Dutch MEPs to press for speedier measures to eliminate child labour. The Netherlands is urging the EU to be more ambitious and decisive in combating child labour.
05 Sep 2009
The ‘Telegraph’ reveals that official population estimates last month signalled Britain is entering a new baby boom. The baby boom fuelled by immigration creates need for up to 96,000 extra places in schools. Some 70 per cent of the...
05 Sep 2009
At least GBP 25 million was spent by forces across England and Wales last year to deal with foreign criminals or help victims and witnesses who cannot speak English. According to the ‘Telegraph’, It is enough to put 500 extra...
03 Sep 2009
‘SETimes’ reports that more than a third of Albanians prefer to live abroad in search of a better life, according to a poll by Gallup Balkans Monitor. Among youth the figure is about 50%. This comes as immigration figures drop from the...
03 Sep 2009
‘Ansa med’ reports that France’s Catholic daily ‘La Croix’ has published a reportage on minors being held in detention where foreigners await asylum and criticized this French practice as it goes against the ICRC....
03 Sep 2009
According to the ‘Telegraph’, immigration authorities are not able to handle the si**tuation of illegal migrants in Greece. Nearly half of immigrants try to reach the European Union at the costs of Greece. Some of them are living as...
03 Sep 2009
‘AFP’ published an article on the education of Roma children in Romania. There are now cultural mediators helping Roma children with translation from Romanian to their native Romani and several NGOs, including Save the Children organise...

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