When 13-year-old Mounir fled Syria for Lebanon with his family after surviving a rocket strike that nearly killed them, he thought he would be safe. In fact, he had swapped one form of danger for another.
Since last October, an estimated 1,358 children have been ripped away from their parents at the US-Mexico border — a cruel practice that has become increasingly common in the past month, as the Trump administration attempts to deter families from crossing.
The United Nations has called on the administration of US President Donald Trump to "immediately halt" its controversial practice of separating Central American immigrant children from their parents at the southern border.
Thousands of ‘pinball kids’ in the UK are being shifted around the care system and between schools, putting them at risk of being excluded, groomed and recruited into gangs, the children’s commissioner for England has said.