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Racist and anti-immigration views held by children revealed in schools study
The Guardian, 19 May 2015

Survey of 6,000 schoolchildren finds many have a wildly distorted view of the number of immigrants in Britain, negative attitudes about Muslims, and pessimism about their own future opportunities

Where is Britain’s Compassion for Migrants in Crisis?
Human Rights Watch, 
13 May 2015
While a staggering 1,750 migrants and asylum seekers have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean since the start of the year, the British are pressing for military action to destroy the vessels being used to make the crossing to Europe

A British Bill of Rights Will Diminish the Rights of Everyone in the UK - And the Most Vulnerable Will Suffer Most
Huffington Post, 11 May 2015
At stake are no less than the hard-won freedoms earlier generations paid for in courage and blood, and which we now hold in trust

Why Children Risk Deadly Mediterranean Crossings
Human Rights Watch, 7 May 2015

Every year, at least 10,000 children travel without parents or other caregivers to seek asylum in the European Union

UN Committee hails South Sudan’s ratification of Convention on the Rights of the Child
OHCHR, 4 May 2015

The Convention, which is the most widely ratified international human rights treaty, was adopted more than 25 years ago and the rights it sets out are as important today as in 1989

Sabah's Invisible Children
Al Jazeera, 1 May 2015
101 East enters the world of Sabah's stateless children, who spend their lives on the run from authorities


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