AYS DAILY NEWS DIGEST 09.03.17 — Relocation program highlights the failures of the EU

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With the closure of the Balkan Route, countless refugees remain trapped, reliant on smugglers. Photo Credit: Tahir Mirza, MSF

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Newly released UNHCR statistics reveal how far from completion relocation program is

Turkey

Turkish government revokes organization’s license to operate in Turkey

Greece

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Female Afghan refugees demonstrate near Piraeus as part of International Women’s Day. Photo Credit: Nasim Lomani

Bulgaria

Supposedly defending “national interests”, Bulgaria seeks to change regulations on integration

Croatia

Are You Syrious? opens classroom in Porin refugee center

UK

Local councils have voiced their willingness to accept more Syrian refugees than the government quota

Refugee aid organizations condemn Parliament’s abrogation of the Dubs Amendment

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Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties.

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