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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Tunisia Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Tunisia Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Tunisia, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Tunisia Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Tunisia: Country Page Joint Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Tunisia Report: Immigration Detention in Tunisia – Shrouded in […]

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