AYS digest 22/8: Little Mohamad from Softex needs your help!

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Photo of a refugee child by our new colleague Abdulazez Dukhan, an 18-year old Syrian refugee and soon to be famous photographer, and the autor of the blog Through refugee eyes

Huge report from Turkey: forced labour and lack of schooling undermines future prospects of refugee children, Ambassador Boček warns

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Child labour remains a huge issue in Turkey, Ambassador warns. Photo: Al Jazeera

Call for help from Softex: 8-year old with severe heart failure and his family need a safe place to stay

The official map of all the official Greek refugee sites!

Opening of a new squat for single men in Athens announced after recent problems

A Drop in the Ocean needs volunteers in Sounio

Volunteers needed in Nea Kavala community centre

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Volunteers are providing a constant stream of fun activities in Nea Kavala. Photo: Pau de Nut

Heavy rain in Serbia: Donations needed

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Info Park remains one of the few constant sources of support for refugees in Belgrade. Photo:
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Trying to keep dry and warm after heavy rains at the border. Photo: Refugee behind the closed borders

Many children among the refugees arriving to Italy

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A terrified child saved from the Mediterranean. Photo: Proactiva Open Arms / Giorgos Moutafis

Baobab Experience from Rome needs food, clothes, plastic cups, and cleaning and disinfecting solutions

Refugee flows to Hungary constantly on the rise despite the wire fence and border patrols

Hungarian extremists post a photo of a gun pointed towards the border; MEP says it would be “better to put pigs’ heads” on the border fence

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New post on a FB group that supports border patrol officers. Screenshot: FB/AYS

Refugee Community Kitchen in Northern France needs financial support to keep on running

Burnt-down school in Calais needs to be rebuilt

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The Ecole D’Artes taught French lessons and ran art classes for over 7,000 refugees in Calais. Photo: Care4Calais

Germany strongly divided over refugee policy; Greens and the AfD supporters at opposite poles

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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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