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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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13 Jun 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia. Abuzar was interviewed by Aljazeera in February 2017 and is one of 300,000 child migrants worldwide who have been attempting to...
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,...
21 Aug 2015
The World Post reports on the migrant situation in Macedonia, where border security forces have formed a line of shields, laid down barbed wire, and launched stun grenades and bullets into a crowd of 5,000 migrants, including children and babies, to...
07 May 2015
'EurActiv' report that the German government expects nearly 400,000 asylum applications by the end of the year – more than double the number in 2014 – while internal affairs minister Thomas de Maizière announced new measures amid shocking statistics...

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