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Asylum seekers crisis and Europe’s paralysis

According to Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration and Development, former Director General of the World Trade Organization, EU Commissioner for Competition, and Attorney General of Ireland, populists are having a field day whilst bitter … Continue reading

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bORDER-Gastrofest

(Reuters) – A bunch of restaurants in Budapest have found a mouth-watering way to challenge Hungarian attitudes to Europe’s migrant crisis – by serving up tasty dishes from Syria and other countries that are providing many of the refugees. It … Continue reading

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Complaining and fighting asylum seekers not giving signs of thankfulness

Instead of being thankful for all the service they receive in Belgium disgruntled refugees last week expressed their displeasure about the food they are offered in the asylum centre. Nearly 12 million Syrians have now been forced from their homes … Continue reading

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If Europe fails on the question of refugees, then it won’t be the Europe we wished for

Having come together for the umpteenth time the European Union’s 28 nations have once more been unable to agree on a solution. Ahead of a European Commission proposal  Wednesday for a system to spread asylum-seekers across all E.U. countries. Big … Continue reading

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2014 Human Rights

Women and children A group of girls play in Beijing, China, where the constitution does not include a non-discrimination clause. Photograph: AP Which countries have laws preventing violence against women? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? … Continue reading

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