Europe's Rights Official says laws turn migrant children into "extremists"

Posted May 20, 2017 1:29 pm by Editor

Europe's Rights Official says laws turn migrant children into "extremists"

(Vatican Radio) The chief of Europe’s top human rights body says laws in several European countries that prevent migrant children from reuniting with their families or force them to leave when they turn 18 create a “huge security risk”. Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland made the comments amid international concern about the treatment of asylum seekers in countries such as Hungary. 

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

Jagland said in published remarks that several European countries are effectively forcing young people into crime and extremism by preventing them to reunite with their families. When they turn 18, he

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