23 March 2012

Focus on Children, Detention

The International Detention Coalition (IDC) officially launched its campaign against children in detention at the UN Human Rights Council on 21 March 2012. The coalition also presented its report, Captured Childhood. Here is the campaign web site.

Other resources relating to detention:

Amnesty International Australia Detention Facilities Visit 2012 (Amnesty International, Feb. 2012) [text]

Immigration Detention in Canada (Global Detention Project, March 2012) [text]

On the Unintended Consequences of Human Rights Promotion on Immigration Detention (Global Detention Project, March 2012) [text]

A Sneak Preview of NCADC’s Campaign Toolkit: Immigration Detention (NCADC Blog, March 2012) [text]

Other resources relating to children & youth:

Engaging Youth: Palestine Refugees in a Changing Middle East, Brussels, 19-20 March 2012 [info]
- Here's the speech given by UNRWA's Commissioner-General.

Ensuring the Right of all Children to Acquire a Nationality: Using the 50th Anniversary of Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness to Promote Accession (UNHCR, June 2011) [text]

A Life on Hold: The Story of a Teenage Refugee (Amnesty International, March 2012) [access]

Unattended Children in Afghanistan (Free Movement, Feb. 2012) [text]

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