07 March 2018

Thematic Focus: Detention

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Children Deprived of Liberty - The United Nations Global Study (OHCHR) [info]
- "On 25 October 2016, the Secretary General welcomed the selection of Manfred Nowak as Independent Expert to lead the new global study on the situation of children deprived of liberty. By resolution 71/177 the General Assembly invited the independent expert to submit a final report at its seventy-third session in September 2018."


Ailing Justice: New Jersey - Inadequate Healthcare, Indifference, and Indefinite Confinement in Immigration Detention (Human Rights First, Feb. 2018) [text]

[Detention Profiles] (Global Detention Project, Feb. 2018)
- See updated profiles for Lebanon and Norway.

ICE Lies: Public Deception, Private Profit (National Immigrant Justice Center & Detention Watch Network, Feb. 2018) [text]
- See also related Immigration Impact blog post.

In the Freezer: Abusive Conditions for Women and Children in US Immigration Holding Cells (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2018) [text]

Israel’s Indefinite Detention of “Infiltrators” (Human Rights Brief, March 2018) [text]

Mexico and U.S. Still Lock Up Central American Refugees, but Make Moves Towards Ending Detention (RefLaw, Feb. 2018) [text]

Revised Deliberation No. 5 on Deprivation of Liberty of Migrants (UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Feb. 2018) [access]

Supreme Court Finds No Right to a Bond Hearing under Immigration Law (Immigration Impact Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]
- See also related Migrationist blog post.


Alternatives to Detention Database (International Detention Coalition) [access]
- Allows you to search for specific examples of alternatives to detention. It is still in the testing phase so not much explanatory information is available. This page provides general background information that would be useful to review prior to searching.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Detention (28 Jan. 2018)

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