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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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30 Sep 2016
'Sputnik' reports that on September 27, five boys aged between 12 and 16 were detained, while they carried plastic toy guns in the Greek capital of Athens. During the detention, police had reportedly ill-treated children because allegedly they were...
28 Sep 2016
'RTE' reports that live streaming of child sexual abuse and so-called "revenge porn" is on the rise on the internet, Europe's police agency has warned, saying vulnerable children are increasingly falling victim to sexual predators. "Live distant...
04 Aug 2016
This report by The Guardian focuses on the many forms of violence experienced by refugees living in the French camps at Calais and Dunkirk. Violence has become a reality for the vast majority of people there and it is perpetrated by the police,...
14 Feb 2016
The International Business Times reports that taser use by British police on children is likely to be high on the agenda when UK government officials are quizzed about their compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. ...
21 Apr 2015
'The Slovak Spectator' reports that while the locals describe an April 3 police intervention in Vrbnica as brutal and violent, and displayed their bruised and injured bodies for cameras, police deny the allegations. The raid in Vrbnica is...

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