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from The Great Debate:

Will the EU really fence off one of its own members?

By Tania Karas
February 9, 2016

Migrants carry their belongings inside a camp, as they wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, Greece, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis  - RTX253LT

Migrants carry their belongings inside a camp, as they wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, Greece, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

from The Great Debate:

Is political correctness over ‘refugees’ putting lives in danger?

By Tej Parikh
November 27, 2015

Macedonian policemen hold shields as they stand on the borderline during clashes as hundreds of stranded migrants tried  to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni November 26, 2015. A few migrants ran across into Macedonia but were quickly detained by police. Police in riot gear guarded some 30-40 meters of the fence which was torn down, and a Reuters photographer saw riot police armed with assault rifles. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1VZT1

Macedonian policemen hold shields as they stand on the borderline during clashes as hundreds of stranded migrants tried to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

from The Great Debate:

What does Europe truly want to be when it grows up?

By John Lloyd
November 4, 2015

Slovenian police officers observe migrants arriving by train at a makeshift train station in the village of Sentilj

Slovenian police officers observe migrants arriving by train at a makeshift station close to the Austrian border town of Spielfeld in the village of Sentilj, Slovenia, November 2, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

from The Great Debate:

Why migrants are going to great lengths to avoid this EU country

By Tania Karas
September 28, 2015

Refugees walk inside the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp in Cyprus

Refugees walk inside the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp in Cyprus, September 6, 2015. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

from The Great Debate:

Lessons for dealing with today’s migrant crisis from the last one

By Anne Hammerstad
September 10, 2015

A  woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm

A woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm, Germany, September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

The worst place to return a child?

June 9, 2010

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Simone Troller is children’s rights researcher with Human Rights Watch and specialises in unaccompanied migrant children in Europe. The opinions expressed are her own.-