Why pushing undocumented children out of schools won’t help bring down net migration

Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham Leaked cabinet papers seen by the BBC suggest that back when she was home secretary, Theresa May wanted schools to carry out immigration checks and withdraw school places offered to children of parents unlawfully in the UK. The leaked documents show that the proposals were vehemently opposed by the then-education […]Continua a leggere “Why pushing undocumented children out of schools won’t help bring down net migration”

Theresa May, protect the children of Aleppo | 

The slaughter in Aleppo is happening before our eyes. The children under the rubble, their screams, their terror are played on our screens every day. We cannot claim we didn’t know. The UK must not sit on the sidelines any longer. Sorgente: Theresa May, protect the children of Aleppo | Amnesty International UK

Children and unsafe migration in Europe: Data and policy, understanding the evidence base

This briefing focuses on data on the rising number of migrant and refugee children arriving in Europe by sea. It highlights the gaps and limitations in data collection, inconsistencies in terminology, and the most significant findings for policy. Sorgente: Children and unsafe migration in Europe: Data and policy, understanding the evidence base | Nando SigonaContinua a leggere “Children and unsafe migration in Europe: Data and policy, understanding the evidence base”

UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflict | Amnesty International

The credibility of the United Nations is on the line after it shamefully caved in to pressure to remove the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition from a blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children’s rights in conflict, Amnesty International said today. Sorgente: UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflictContinua a leggere “UN: Shameful pandering to Saudi Arabia over children killed in Yemen conflict | Amnesty International”

Iraq offensive delayed: ‘20,000 children’ among civilians trapped in ISIS-occupied Fallujah — RT News

Iraq’s Fallujah offensive against Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS/ISIL) has temporary ground to a halt, as 50,000 people, including 20,000 children, are feared to be trapped inside the city and running out of supplies. Sorgente: Iraq offensive delayed: ‘20,000 children’ among civilians trapped in ISIS-occupied Fallujah — RT News

Saudi Arabia: 3 Alleged Child Offenders Await Execution

Three Saudi men are awaiting execution for alleged, protest-related crimes committed while they were children. Saudi judges based the capital convictions primarily on confessions that the three defendants retracted in court and said had been coerced. The courts did not investigate the allegations that the confessions were obtained by torture. Saudi Arabia’s announcement on March 11, 2016 that itContinua a leggere “Saudi Arabia: 3 Alleged Child Offenders Await Execution”

Refugee children hold signs saying ‘Sorry for Brussels’ at Idomeni camp | Europe | News 

Children in one of Greece’s refugee camps have written messages of sorrow and sympathy to those affected by the Brussels attacks. Photographs taken at the Idomeni camp on the border with Macedonia showed children with messages of support – including “Sorry for Brussels” – written both on their bodies and on cardboard placards. It comes after three suicide bombs left at leastContinua a leggere “Refugee children hold signs saying ‘Sorry for Brussels’ at Idomeni camp | Europe | News “

Italian schoolchildren hope to raise €3m to buy Mediterranean island | World news | The Guardian

Students launch crowdfunding campaign to purchase tiny uninhabited isle of Budelli and rename it ‘the Children’s Island’ Sorgente: Italian schoolchildren hope to raise €3m to buy Mediterranean island | World news | The Guardian