“Have you seen how immigration detainees are in some places being released en masse, in Spain and elsewhere, because there is a health threat and no possibility to deport them? So, around the world, we have built this enormously expensive system to incarcerate large numbers of people. And all of a sudden, it serves no purpose. I think there are lessons to be learned from that.”
The GDP’s Executive Director spoke to the Geneva Observer’s Philippe Mottaz about the world of immigration detention, and the GDP’s work documenting detention practices. Read the full article.