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Syrian minor refugees’ tragedy in Greek borders

Syrian minor refugees’ tragedy in Greek borders

The refugees coming from Turkey to Greece crisis may amplify because of the risks of the new (COVID-19) spread, and their detention in harsh conditions, after the Greek authorities decided to deport dozens of minor…

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1,600 unaccompanied migrant children move from Greece to European countries.

1,600 unaccompanied migrant children move from Greece to European countries.

A group of European Union countries agreed to house 1,600 migrant children who arrived in Greece without their parents. The first group are likely to find shelter in Luxembourg by next week, according to Yelva…

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Call for sanctions on Iran TV: implicated in the torture of detainees.

Call for sanctions on Iran TV: implicated in the torture of detainees.

In a joint petition submitted to the European Union, 13 human rights and civil society organizations have urged sanctions against the Iranian State Broadcasting Corporation (IRIB) and its officials for their involvement in the production…

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A new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world.

A new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world.

The European Union has adopted a new sanctions regime against human rights violations around the world, following the call by the High Representative of Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in the Caucus, Josep Borrell, for…

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The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Commission decided to partially withdraw the trade concessions granted to Cambodia under a program to assist developing countries, due to “serious and systematic” violations of human rights. The decision will enter into force…

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What Europe is doing for human rights in China

What Europe is doing for human rights in China

By Victoria Hudson. During the weeks before the spread of the coronavirus, China had ended up in newspapers around the world for a completely different story: the human rights violations of the Uyghurs, an ethnic…

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Johnson retracts the pardon to illegal immigrants.

Johnson retracts the pardon to illegal immigrants.

The British government has silently canceled a proposal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. Johnson had previously said his proposal would help prevent another “winderush scandal”. The Prime Minister, who…