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28 Jul 2008
According to the press release of the European Union, a Green Paper adopted by the Commisions opens the debate on how education policies may better address the challenges posed by immigation and internal EU mobility flows. The presence of...
28 Jul 2008
The ‘Herald Tribune’ reports that Finnish authorities threaten Roma with taking their children into foster care if they continue begging with them, in order to protect the children. Human rights groups however claim that this move is an...
26 Jul 2008
Child abuser, David Brown, 56, is about to carry out medical analysis to confirm whether he has ever suffered from hepatitis B. According to ‘Edimburghnews’ portal, David Brown who has been in jail for more than 2 years, might have...
26 Jul 2008
According to the press release of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs there was an expert interministerial working meeting on July 22nd, within which a series of approaches regarding protection of rights of the Romanian citizens in Italy. The...
26 Jul 2008
‘The Independent’ reports that the British Home Office funded a research asking for the views of the public about the DNA database that now has the genetic records of over four million people in the UK who have had dealings with the...
25 Jul 2008
The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS launched its ’2008 Report on the global AIDS epidemic’ in New York, last week. According to Peter Piot’s words, the Executive Director of UNAIDS “this is the most positive...
24 Jul 2008
‘Irish Times’ reports that immigrant groups – in relation to a family reunification case involving a Somali woman – criricized the Irish family reunification system which they call unclear and labourious. The Department...
24 Jul 2008
‘The Times’ reports that a British teenager has been rescued from a forced marriage in Bangladesh by diplomats. The article mentions that under new measures to be implemented by the end of the year, teenage foreign brides and bridgrooms...
23 Jul 2008
The humanitarian news network ‘Reuters AlertNet’ reports that ‘Medecins sans Frontieres’ (MSF) expresses strong worries about “the inadequate medical care and the unacceptable living conditions” at the migrant...
19 Jul 2008
Police have apologised to a family after they were arrested at the Channel Tunnel en route to France on suspicion of child trafficking. Apparently, the police officers were misled since the couple are white and the son, who has cerebral palsy is...

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