BOTSWANA: Submission to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Botswana has both administrative migration-related detention measures, including for the detention of refugees, as well as criminal penalties that can include lengthy imprisonment for migration offenses. These measures violate norms promoted by the Working Group, which says that migration infractions must not be subject to criminal penalties and there should be a prohibition on the detention of refugees, asylum seekers, and children. […]

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Botswana Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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