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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...
18 Jul 2008
‘The Moscow Times’ reports that preliminary hearings began in the case of a dozen teenagers charged in a series of racist attacks last year. The 13 suspects, including 12 minors will stand trial for two murders and 10 attempted murders...
18 Jul 2008
Trafficking in human beings will be disscussed accross Ukraine since the OSCE lauched a series of regional training sessions which will be held throughout the country and will last 2 months. This programm is aimed to build the awareness of...
17 Jul 2008
The web portal ‘EU business’ reports that ten UN human rights experts have written to the French Presidency of the EU expressing their concerns over the new rules on illegal immigrants. In their appeal they voiced concerns that the new...
17 Jul 2008
‘The Guardian’ quotes several Italian media outlets reflecting on an incident on the beaches of Naples. Apparently four Roma girls were begging or selling things on the beach at Torregaveta, and in a tragic attempt at trying the waters...
17 Jul 2008
‘Turkish Daily news’ runs a feature about former street children who have founded a magazine written, published and sold by street children. The children are living in the dormitory of “Children of hope” Association where...
14 Jul 2008
‘Asian News’ reports that Manchester authorities are developing new guidelines for teachers and educational staff to recognize signs of forced marriages involving children. Last year only seven cases were reported by teachers but police...

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