December 5, 2017
December 5, 2017

Syrian children in Turkey are obliged to work up to 12 hours in factories to support their families. The number of Syrians in Spain is increasing and Germany has announced to allocate €120 million to improving conditions of refugees and migrants in Libya. This and more in today's roundup.

Syrian children in Turkey forced to work rather than study: They work up to 12 hours a day to help their families. Labor is part of daily life for many displaced Syrian children in Turkey. Studying is a luxury, and so is play. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.

German government pledges €120 million for Libya migrants and refugees: Germany will allocate €120 million to improving the conditions of refugees and migrants stranded in Libya and made vulnerable to enslavement and official violence. The government in Tripoli would administer the funds.

A report analyses rising number of Syrians in SpainSpain in 2017 registered a significant increase in migrant and refugee arrivals on its coasts particularly from the Middle East and Syria. Data shows that most Syrians who had reached Spain had not intended to go there.

Spain: Guardia Civil requests more resources to secure bordersSpain's Guardia Civil requested more support to patrol the border of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in Morocco, including a 25 percent increase in personnel and new surveillance cameras.

Cricket gives refugees a sense of normalcy in unknown surrounding: Being in a new country, with a new language, set of cultural norms and way of life can be daunting for newcomers. Cricket has experienced a massive boom in Germany - giving migrants  and refugees a sense of normalcy and nostalgia in an unknown environment.

 

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