Internally displaced persons in Europe: Another lost generation?

[04/09/12 10:45] The media have frequently raised the prospect of a "lost generation" appearing in Europe as a result of the economic crisis. However, a different kind of "lost generation" has been struggling to cope in many European countries as the result of past military-political crises. I have in mind Europe's internally displaced persons (IDPs), some of whom have been facing extremely difficult circumstances for decades. These victims of past or on-going conflicts continue to need the help of the European and international community. (more)