ZIMBABWE: Joint Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In a joint submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the GDP and LHR highlight Zimbabwe’s efforts to control and block migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers for reasons related to their nationality. In particular, the submission points to reports of discriminatory treatment including forced returns of refugees, limited freedom of movement and confinement in Tongogara Camp, female migrants’ health vulnerabilities, and the detention of children. […]

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Immigration Detention in South Africa: Stricter Control of Administrative Detention, Increasing Criminal Enforcement of Migration

Long an important destination for migrants and refugees from across Africa and Asia, South Africa has increasingly viewed cross border movements through the lens of national security and criminality. The country’s Border Management Act, adopted in 2020, reflects this embrace of a securitisation agenda, say observers, who worry that the country’s policies will encourage an […]

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South Africa Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

South Africa Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from South Africa, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the South Africa Detention Data Profile Related Reading: South Africa: Country Page South Africa: COVID-19 Updates Staff Publication: “There and Back Again: On the Diffusion of Immigration Detention” […]

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Lesotho Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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Tanzania Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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