Playing between mines and unexploded bombs, children in a small village in eastern Ukraine, less than a kilometer from the front line, have to cope with traumatic experiences, while parents look on helplessly.
Thousands of children were placed on trains to escape Nazi Germany by relatives they never saw again. In recognition of the emotional trauma, the German government has agreed to compensate them.
Refugees from Syria and other countries are taking part in the art project "Human Cargo." The idea: Help refugees come to terms with the horrors they experienced on their odyssey — and get more Germans to chip in.
Three boys were killed and a fourth was injured when they accidentally triggered a mine in eastern Ukraine, separatist officials said. The children attended a school in the separatist-controlled town of Horlivka.
The UK is being urged to continue to offer places to child refugees, 80 years after the first 200 Jewish children arrived from Nazi Germany. Their escape was made possible by British, Jewish and Quaker organizations.
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