Belarus Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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Albania Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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Immigration Detention in Spain: A Rapid Response to Covid-19

On 6 May 2020, Spain reported that for the first time in its history, its long-term immigration detention facilities, “Foreign Internment Centres,” were empty. These centres had long been the target of activists, local politicians, and human rights bodies, who argued that they were unnecessary and abusive. The Covid-19 crisis, which shut down deportation flights, provided a final push. But enormous questions remain. […]

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Lithuania Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Lithuania Detention Data (2020) The latest detention-related data from Lithuania, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Lithuania Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Lithuania: Country Page Lithuania: COVID-19 Updates Immigration Detention in Lithuania: Detention and Denial Amidst Extreme Population Decline […]

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Turkey Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

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

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Immigration Detention in Belgium: Covid-19 Puts the Brakes on an Expanding Detention System

Belgium has adopted increasingly hardening immigration and asylum policies, including an expansion of its detention system. But the Covid-19 crisis has spurred the country to temporarily reduce its immigration detention capacity by half, to some 300 beds, while the Immigration Office has temporarily halted the registration of new asylum seekers. In 2017, the government back-peddled on an earlier commitment to stop detaining children when it opened new “family units” inside detention centres. […]

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Immigration Detention in the Netherlands: Prioritising Returns in Europe and the Caribbean

The Netherlands places increasing numbers of foreigners—including asylum seekers, families, and children—in detention. The country’s Caribbean territories—specifically, Aruba and Curaçao—have also ramped up their removal efforts in recent years as thousands of Venezuelans have sought refuge on the islands. […]

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San Marino Immigration Detention Data Profile (2019)

San Marino Detention Data (2019) The latest detention-related data from San Marino, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the San Marino Detention Data Profile Related Reading: San Marino: Country Page San Marino: Relevant International Law […]

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Monaco Immigration Detention Data Profile (2019)

Monaco Detention Data (2019) The latest detention-related data from Monaco, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Monaco Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Monaco: Country Page Monaco: Relevant International Law […]

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Liechtenstein Immigration Detention Data Profile (2019)

Liechtenstein Detention Data (2019) The latest detention-related data from Liechtenstein, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators. View the Liechtenstein Detention Data Profile Related Reading: Liechtenstein: Country Page Liechtenstein: Relevant International Law […]

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