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Experts:Trump’s separation policy causing irreversible harm to children

Trump's separation policy causing irreversible harm to children

Truth NGO – US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy of separating families is causing psychological damage and irreversible harm to children, according to experts. In May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy towards undocumented migrants and refugees, promising to prosecute those who crossed the southern border illegally. Part of that approach has been separating children from their …

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French border police regularly abused refugee children: Oxfam

French border police regularly abused refugee children

Truth NGO – Charity accuses French border police of withholding food and water and forcibly returning minors to Italy. According to Aljazeera, Children as young as 12 and other vulnerable refugees and migrants have been physically and verbally abused by French border guards, international human rights organisation Oxfam said on Friday. Citing witness statements, Oxfam accused French police of repeatedly …

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Yemeni children infected by cholera at rate of one every 35 seconds

Yemeni children infected by cholera at rate of one every 35 seconds

. Save the Children warns rate of infection has tripled in two weeks, fuelled by near-famine conditions and crippled infrastructure The cholera outbreak in Yemen is escalating at an alarming rate, with experts warning that a child is now infected with the disease every 35 seconds, according to Save the Children. Grant Pritchard, the charity’s director in Yemen, warned the …

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Israeli Police Show Primary School Children How to Kill Palestinians

Israeli Police Show Primary School Children How to Kill Palestinians

.Israeli police officers have given a practical demonstration to primary school children on how to kill a Palestinian assailant and verify that he is dead, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. The outdoor event took place on Monday in Ramat HaSharon. During the programme, four Israeli policemen with M16 guns approached a person who was clearly supposed to be a Palestinian, …

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Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

Israeli Soldiers Killed 309, Palestinians, Including 83 Children, Since October 1, 2015

.An updated study by the Al-Quds Center for Israeli and Palestinian Studies, revealed that the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli fire since October 1, 2015, has arrived to 309 Palestinians, including Saba’ Nidal Obeid, who was fatally shot on Friday, May 12, 2017. Al-Quds Center stated that the soldiers have killed eighty Palestinians in the Hebron governorate, 64 in …

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More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year – UNICEF

More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year

According to UNICEF estimates, more than 150 children have died crossing the Central Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy so far this year. Yet the true number of child casualties is almost certainly higher given that many children on the move are unaccompanied, so their deaths often go unreported. Since the start of the year, nearly 37,000 refugees and migrants, …

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Child trafficking in Britain hits record high, statistics show

Child trafficking in Britain hits record high statistics show

UK statistics have revealed that child trafficking referrals in Britain increased 30 percent last year, the highest figure on record. According to the latest figures from the UK government’s National Crime Agency, the number of children referred to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), which identifies victims of human trafficking, increased to 1,278 in 2016, a record high. The report also …

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Two children killed in US drone attack in Yemen’s Bayda: Official

Two children killed in US drone attack in Yemens Bayda

A local Yemeni official says a drone strike suspected to have been carried out by the US has left two Yemeni children dead in the south-central Bayda Province. The unnamed provincial official said on Tuesday that the incident took place outside the Yakla village of Bayda’s Qifah district on Sunday, when the victims, aged 10 and 12, had been tending …

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