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Submission by Human Rights Watch to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child concerning Croatia

80th pre-sessional working group June 2018 This submission relates to Articles 22, 24, 28, and 38 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and focuses on migrant and asylum-seeking children, children in institutionalized settings, and the protection of students, teachers, and schools during armed conflict. The Situation of Migrant and Asylum-Seeking Children (Articles 22, 24) During 2017, Croatia forced back asylum seekers and migrants who entered the country from Serbia without examining their asylum claims. In July, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Croatia breached EU…

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