16 December 2013

Thematic Focus: Detention

Centres et Locaux de Rétention Administrative: Rapport 2012 (ASSFAM, Forum réfugiés-Cosi, France terre d’asile, La Cimade and Ordre de Malte France [text via AIDA]

Dignity Denied: LGBT Immigrants in U.S. Immigration Detention (Center for American Progress, Nov. 2013) [text]

"The European Union Returns Directive: Does It Prevent Arbitrary Detention?," Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 3, no. 2 (Nov. 2013) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 23.

Knesset Passes Revised Law for Detention of African Asylum Seekers (+972, Dec. 2013) [text]
- For background, see also Amnesty's media release.

"UN Committee against Torture Criticises Belgium's Detention of Asylum Seekers in 'Dublin' Procedures," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, no. 70 (2 Dec. 2013) [text]

UNHCR Provisional Comments and Recommendations on the Draft Amendments to the Law on Asylum and Refugees (UNHCR Sofia, Dec. 2013) [text]
- Section IV includes comments re. proposed grounds for detention.  See also related UNHCR and ECRE news stories.

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