Urgent Appeal on the Situation of Myanmarese Refugees in India

India has become an increasingly important destination for refugees fleeing Myanmar since the 2021 coup d’état. While the Indian government has condemned the violence, it has simultaneously ordered several frontline states to identify “illegal immigrants” with a view to deporting them. As states expand their detention systems there are increasing reports about mistreatment in custody, paltry detention conditions, and pushbacks along the border. […]

Read More…

Lithuania: Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 95th Session – January/ February 2024 Issues Related to the Immigration Detention of Children The Global Detention Project (GDP) and the Human Rights Monitoring Institute (HRMI) welcome the opportunity to provide information relevant to the fifth and sixth periodic review of Lithuania with […]

Read More…

Mexico: Joint Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

MEXICO Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 97th Session (Pre-Sessional Working Group) – February 2024 Issues Related to the Immigration Detention of Children The Global Detention Project (GDP) and the Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova (CDHFMC) welcome the opportunity to provide information relevant to the sixth […]

Read More…

The Bahamas: Joint Submission to the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Together with CEJIL and OBMICA, the GDP submitted information to the WGAD regarding the Bahamas’ deprivation of liberty of migrants, refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons, and other at-risk groups. […]

Read More…

Mexico: Joint Submission to the Committee on Migrant Workers

Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families 37TH Session, November 2023– List of Issues Mexico: Issues Related to Immigration Detention The Global Detention Project (GDP) and the Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova (CDHFMC) are pleased to provide the […]

Read More…

Putting Immigration Detention on the WHO Agenda

On 30 October, the World Health Organisation officially launched its first ever “Global Research Agenda on Health, Migration and Displacement.” The GDP was invited to attend the event as a member of the civil society consultative group that assisted in the development of the research agenda. In addition to producing a case study on immigration […]

Read More…

Ukraine: Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

The Global Detention Project (GDP) is pleased to provide this submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment in response to her call for input[1] to inform her upcoming report on Ukraine. This submission provides an overview of concerns regarding immigration detention in Ukraine with a […]

Read More…

Suisse : Le GDP assiste une délégation norvégienne dans l’examen des opérations au centre de détention pour migrants de Frambois à Genève

En mai, le Global Detention Project (GDP) a aidé une délégation officielle du Ministère norvégien de la Justice à visiter le centre de détention de Frambois à Genève, en Suisse. La délégation était composée de membres du Conseil norvégien de surveillance des expulsions forcées et de la détention des migrants qui surveille les opérations au […]

Read More…

Malaysia: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

Malaysia’s immigration enforcement regime—including detention, forced removals, criminal prosecution, and corporal punishment—is one of the world’s more punitive, arbitrary, and harmful systems. In a submission to the UPR, the GDP and APRRN highlight areas of particular concern. […]

Read More…