George and Amal Clooney have decided to fund schools for 3,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. NGOs are split over Italian migrant rescue rules of conduct and Italy's Surpreme Court has ruled against deporting a disabled migrant.
George and Amal Clooney foundation to fund Lebanon schools for Syrian refugees: A foundation set up by George and Amal Clooney is to fund public schools for 3,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. Close to 200,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon are out of school. Click here to read more.
NGOs divided over Italian migrant rescue rules of conduct: The Italian government has created a set of rules to regulate how rescue groups save endangered migrant boats in the Mediterranean, in order to mitigate alleged human trafficking. The rescue organizations are torn over the new measures with five groups having refused to sign up to the code of conduct on Monday and others on board. Click here to read more.
Italy's Supreme Court rules against explusion of disabled migrant: Italy's supreme Cassation Court has ruled against the expulsion of a migrant with a serious disability on the grounds that he would not receive the same care at home that he is granted in Italy. Click here to read more.
Refugee Aid App provides easy information for refugees: Refugee Aid App is a smartphone application that collects information required by asylum seekers in Europe. Click here to read more.