22 March 2013

Thematic Focus: Detention


Consultancy with Global Detention Project [info]
- Consultant sought to "complete a report on immigration detention practices and policies in Arab Gulf States."  Apply by 5 April 2013 (now extended to 1 May 2013).


The Greek Authorities Must Urgently Accelerate the Asylum System Reforms and End Detention of asylum Seekers (Amnesty International, March 2013) [text via Refworld]

Immigration Detention in Australia (Parliamentary Library of Australia, updated March 2013) [text]

Q&A: Immigration Detention (CERIS Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]

Successful Immigration Detention Seminar Held on 1st February 2013 (Asylum-Network, Feb. 2013) [access]
- Follow link for audio files of presentations at "Supporting Immigration Detainees," London, 1 Feb. 2013.

U.S. Looks to Overhaul Massive Immigration Detention System (IPS, March 2013) [text]

Web site:

Out of Sight: In Our Minds (GetUp and ChilOut) [access]
- Aims "to raise awareness about the plight of children and adult asylum seekers detained on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea under Australia’s watch."  Includes letters and drawings by children in detention.

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