December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017

A video game called 'Bury me, my love' traces the steps of refugees from Syria to Europe. The number of attacks on migrant shelters in Germany has decreased this year. And a photograph of a Syrian refugee child wins the UNICEF Photo of the Year Award 2017.

Video game traces the steps of refugees from Syria to Europe: One Syrian refugee’s story served as inspiration for an immersive video game called 'Bury me, my Love'. The user is put in the shoes of a Syrian man who traces his wife's path as she makes her treacherous journey to Europe.

Migrant shelters attacks in Germany see a significant decrease:Attacks on refugee shelters in Germany have decreased significantly this year. However, politically-motivated attacks remain far more common than before Germany opened its borders to hundreds of thousands of migrants.

UNHCR seeks EU asylum reform as Bulgaria takes EU Council presidency: The UN refugee agency has presented a number of recommendations as Bulgaria takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union. These include calls for the reformed Dublin system to include a solidarity mechanism within the EU entailing the relocation of asylum-seekers" as well as the strengthening of "legal pathways" for refugees to arrive in Europe.

The face of suffering children: 'UNICEF Photo of the Year Award 2017': Zahra is a five-year-old girl from Syria who fled with her parents and seven siblings to a refugee camp in Jordan. Her emotional portrait by the photojournalist Muhammed Muheisen won the annual competition.

Factbox: myths about migration (part 1): The European Commission's Joint Research Center (JRC) organized a workshop in order to identify false myths about migration as well as EU migration and integration policy.


 

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