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Anger mounts against Trump over child separation policy

Truth NGO – Hundreds protest against policy of separating children from those caught crossing the US-Mexico border. According to Aljazeera, Pressure is mounting on US President Donald Trump to reverse his policy of separating children from refugees and migrants who cross the US-Mexico border. “Families belong together,” protesters chanted on Sunday, as hundreds gathered outside detention centres in the states …

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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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Police clear two remaining large migrant camps in Paris

Truth NGO – Nearly 1,000 refugees and migrants are evacuated from two camps in the French capital. French police have evacuated the last two large migrant camps in Paris, less than a week after they cleared out the bigger Millennaire camp in the capital. Operations got under way on Monday morning at sites in Porte des Poissonniers and along the …

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Trump’s policy of separating children from parents at border ‘evil’

Truth NGO – An American Democratic representative has attacked the administration of President Donald Trump for forcefully separating refugees’ children from their parents at the border, calling the new policy “evil.” Congressman Ted Lieu posted a message on Twitter on Friday, saying the new policy would “shock Jesus.” “There are many ways to describe the Donald Trump policy of ripping …

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Eight refugees drown as boat sinks off Libya’s coast

Eight refugees drown as boat sinks off Libyas coast

At least eight refugees have drowned when their Europe-bound boat sank off Libya’s coast, a coastguard official says. The eight bodies were on an inflatable craft that can carry up to 120 passengers, said Colonel Fathi al-Rayani, head of the coastguard in Garabulli, 60 kilometers east of Tripoli. He estimated that “at least 100” refugees were missing. The boat was …

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South Sudan crisis: More than 1 million children have now been forced to flee world’s youngest country, UN says

South Sudan crisis: More than 1 million children have now been forced to flee world's youngest country, UN says

.’No refugee crisis today worries me more than South Sudan’ More than 1 million children have fled South Sudan’s civil war, two UN agencies said Monday, part of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Another 1 million South Sudanese children are displaced within the country, having fled their homes due to the civil war, said the UN’s child and refugee …

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World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945, says UN official

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. Twenty million people face starvation without an immediate injection of funds in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria, warns Stephen O’Brien The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the second world war with more than 20 million people in four countries facing starvation and famine, a senior United Nations official has warned. Without collective and …

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