POLAND: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

41st Session of the UPR Working Group, 7-18 November 2022

Issues Related to Immigration-Related Detention and Asylum 

This submission focuses on human rights concerns relating to Poland’s treatment of migrants, refugees, and people seeking asylum, including its use of immigration detention. This submission is made taking into account the millions of refugees who have crossed into Poland since the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, as well concerns about Poland’s treatment of migrants and asylum seekers entering the country along its border with Belarus since mid-2021.