Immigration Detention in Paraguay: The Non-Detention Norm Versus Mandatory COVID Quarantine

While Paraguay’s laws provide for the detention of non-nationals for migration-related reasons, detention appears to be rarely applied. There is little information, however, about how often people are detained or the conditions of their detention. […]

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Submission to the UN Committee on Migrant Workers: Draft General Comment No.5 on Migrants’ Right to Liberty and Freedom from Arbitrary Detention

In a submission to the Committee on Migrant Workers ahead of the publication of its Draft General Comment No.5, the GDP has submitted information regarding the General Comment’s treatment of the role of necessity and proportionality in immigration detention decision-making, and in particular the function of ATDs in establishing whether detention is both necessary and proportionate in all cases. […]

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Uruguay Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Uruguay Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Uruguay, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Uruguay Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Uruguay: Country Page Uruguay: International Law Uruguay: COVID-19 Updates […]

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Moldova Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Moldova Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Moldova, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Moldova Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Moldova: Country Page Moldova: International Law Moldova: COVID-19 Updates […]

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Malaysia Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Malaysia Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Malaysia, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Malaysia Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Malaysia: Country Page Submission to the Universal Periodic Review (31st Session, November 2018): Malaysia Staff Publication: Kidnapped, Trafficked, Detained? The Implications of Non-State […]

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Greece Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Greece Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Greece, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Greece Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Greece Country Page Physical Fences and Digital Divides: Final Report of the Global Detention Project Special Investigation into the Uses of Electronic Media […]

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Hungary Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Hungary Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Hungary, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Hungary Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Country Page: Hungary Report: Immigration Detention in Hungary – Transit Zone or Twilight Zone? Crossing a Red Line: How EU Countries Undermine the […]

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Spain Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Spain Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Spain, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Spain Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Spain: Country Page Report: Immigration Detention in Spain – A Rapid Response to COVID-19 (2020) Book: Immigration Detention in the European Union […]

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Russian Federation Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Russian Federation Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Russian Federation, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Russian Federation Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Russian Federation: Country Page Russian Federation: COVID-19 Updates Russian Federation: Domestic Law […]

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The Ideational Stigmatization of Immigration Detainees, Their Advocates, Captors, and Their Apologists in the Commentary Section of U.S. Newspapers

Although the United States has long been criticised for its treatment of migrants, the family separations that resulted from the Trump administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy drew particularly intense approbation and much media coverage in June 2018. One way to understand the conflict over this policy is to view it as a stigma contest where the […]

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