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The Red Cross warns against the violence of Croatian border guards against migrants

The Red Cross warns against the violence of Croatian border guards against migrants trying to enter the country from neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina, AP reports.

The International Federation of ...


Germans unimpressed with Merkel's rebellious anti-migrant minister Seehofer, poll shows

Angela Merkel’s rebellious interior minister has failed to impress Germans with his hardline stance on migration, according to new polling likely to reinforce the chancellor’s position.  

A ...


‘New Balkan Route’ for Migrants, Refugees Causes Alarm

A growing number of migrants and refugees using the new Balkan route through Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia to reach the EU raising concerns of a humanitarian and security crisis. Security and human ...


Cop accused of sex crimes against human trafficking victims

Officer was investigating an Eastern European gang that brought women to Israel for prostitution; is suspended from force

A police officer was arrested Wednesday after he was found to have had ...


Italian parents under house arrest for forcing 9-year-old into prostitution

The parents of a nine-year-old girl have been placed under house arrest for forcing their daughter into prostitution, police in the southern Italian region of Sicily said on Monday.

Two men aged 63 ...


Let Europe face up to human trafficking in 2018

Europe’s reception of children seeking refuge is particularly shameful

Last year came to an end with horrific images of slave labour markets in Libya, and a further UN Security Council resolution ...


Big hit against sexual exploitation: criminal group dismantled in Spain and Romania

Spanish National Police and the Romanian Police have joined forces, supported by Europol and Eurojust, to dismantle an organised crime group involved in trafficking women for sexual exploitation in ...


European Resource Center

The second day of the Fourth Annual Conference on the Status of Human Rights and Freedoms in Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized by the OSCE Mission to BiH, representatives of the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Mr. Dragan Mektic), the International Forum of Solidarity- EMMAUS (Ms. Amela Efendic) and The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - UNHCR in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Ms. Anne-Christine Eriksson) signed the "Protocol for the Accommodation of Vulnerable Asylum Seekers in the IFS-EMMAUS Acceptance Center". In this Protocol, users are considered as vulnerable asylum seekers if they are in the following categories (one or more of them): children accompanied by one or both parents, other family members or guardians, unaccompanied children or separated children, elderly and infirm persons, ill persons , persons with disabilities, pregnant women, nursing children, parents with minors, persons with reduced intellectual capacity, victims of torture and trauma, rape or other psychological, physical and sexual violence. This Protocol ensures accommodation and assistance for up to 100 migrants - vulnerable asylum seekers in the following period, which includes food (three meals a day in accordance with prescribed nutritional values), hygienic supplies, clothing, footwear and primary medical care and protection, in accordance with domestic laws and international humanitarian law.


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