February 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the Global Detention Project’s February 2018 Newsletter. For any questions about our content, please contact us at: admin@globaldetentionproject.org   OUR LATEST PUBLICATIONS   Immigration Detention in Lebanon: Deprivation of Liberty at the Borders of Global Conflict Faced with extremely complex regional mobility dynamics and buffeted by the competing strategic goals of numerous global […]

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October 2017 Newsletter

GLOBAL DETENTION PROJECT NEWSLETTER October 2017 New Publications News & Activities GDP on the Record   NEW PUBLICATIONS Immigration Detention in Germany Germany’s immigration detention system has undergone major changes since a 2014 ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union condemning the country’s use of prisons for immigration purposes. Since then, the […]

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September 2017 Newsletter

GLOBAL DETENTION PROJECT NEWSLETTER September 2017 New Publications New Book News & Activities GDP on the Record Job Announcement   NEW FROM THE GDP Global Compact on Migration The GDP submitted comments to the UN Special Representative for International Migration as part of the preparatory phase for the Secretary-General’s report on the Global Compact for […]

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August 2017 Newsletter

GLOBAL DETENTION PROJECT NEWSLETTER August 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP Immigration Detention in Malta Malta is the most densely populated country in the European Union and has one of the highest concentrations of refugees in the world. Although at one time it served as a key destination for migrants and asylum seekers crossing the […]

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July 2017 Newsletter

GLOBAL DETENTION PROJECT NEWSLETTER JULY 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP  Global Detention Project Annual Report 2016 Available here. Joint Submission with Migrant-rights.org to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: United Arab Emirates. Read the submission here.   PUBLICATIONS AND EVENTS Kidnapped, Trafficked, Detained? The Implications of Non-state Actor Involvement in Immigration […]

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June 2017 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter June 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP Immigration detention in Macedonia The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has been an important transit country along the Balkan migration route, which has made it a critical country to European migration policy and debate. Read the report here. Submission to the UN Committee […]

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May 2017 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter MAY 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP  Austria Immigration Detention Profile Austria has sharply increased the number of people it places in immigration detention after years of declining detainee populations. While it continues the controversial practice of placing immigration detainees in “Police Detention Centres,” the country opened a new dedicated immigration detention […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter March 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP  Immigration Detention, the Right to Liberty, and Constitutional Law: GDP Working Paper No. 22 By Dan Wilsher The right to personal liberty is one of the oldest recognized rights in liberal democracies, which raises fundamental constitutional questions about the use of detention as an […]

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February 2017 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter February 2017   NEW FROM THE GDP  When Is Immigration Detention Lawful? The Monitoring Practices of UN Human Rights Mechanisms  By Mariette Grange and Izabella Majcher This Global Detention Project Working Paper details the normative framework governing immigration detention established in core international treaties and discusses how human rights bodies apply this […]

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January 2017 Newsletter

Global Detention Project Newsletter January 2017   NEW GDP WORKING PAPER  Reforming Family Detention in the United States By Dora Schriro The prospect of ending the detention of immigrant families in the US appears more remote than ever as the Trump administration begins implementing its restrictive immigration agenda. This paper, authored by the former director of […]

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