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 framework when reviewing states policies and practices. The authors’ assessment of the impact and implementation of fundamental norms reveals gaps in the international protection regime and highlights how states’ responses to this regime have shaped contemporary immigration detention systems. Read paper.
New Walls in Europe: Immigration Detention in Estonia Estonia has among the fewest asylum seekers in Europe and places less than 100 people in immigration detention annually. However, fears over Russian aggression and an influx of new migrants have spurred the country to build a 70 million euro wall on its eastern border. Read the new GDP profile.
Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Spain
In this joint submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Global Detention Project and Pueblos Unidos point to gaps in Spain’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with respect to the detention of child migrants and asylum seekers.Read submission.