June 2009 Newsletter

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Global Detention Project Newsletter – 19 June 2009


Recent GDP Publications

Three new country profiles have been posted to the Global Detention Project website:

  • Hong Kong Detention Profile
  • Malaysia Detention Profile
  • South Korea Detention Profile


GDP News

— On 22 June, the Graduate Institute’s Program for the Study of Global Migration will hold a public event on the Global Detention Project’s new website, which was launched in early April. Speakers at the event will include Prof. David Sylvan, head of the Graduate Institute’s political science department; Jeff Crisp, head of policy development at UNHCR; Michael Flynn, the project’s lead researcher; and Cecilia Cannon, a project research assistant. For more information, see the website of the Program for the Study of Global Migration:



— On 18 May Coop Radio in Vancouver, Canada, aired an interview with Michael Flynn, the Global Detention Project’s lead researcher, discussing the project’s work. The interview was done by the Canadian prison justice group Stark Raven. Links to the broadcast will be made available shortly here:



— Lac Leviathan, a student magazine based in Geneva, published an article about the Global Detention Project. See: