SOUTH AFRICA: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

This submission for the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of South Africa in March 2022 has been prepared by the Global Detention Project (GDP), a non-profit organisation based in Geneva that promotes the human rights of migration-related detainees, and Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), a South Africa based non-profit that promotes the rights of migrants and refugees. […]

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MOROCCO: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

SUBMISSION TO THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW 41st SESSION OF THE UPR WORKING GROUP NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUES RELATED TO MIGRATION-RELATED DETENTION AND BORDER ENFORCEMENT MEASURES (read formatted PDF version) This submission has been prepared by the Global Detention Project, a Geneva-based non-profit association that promotes the human rights of migrant detainees, and the Groupe antiraciste d’accompagnement et […]

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INDIA: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

41st Session of the UPR Working Group, 7-18 November 2022 Issues Related to Immigration-Related Detention and Asylum  INTRODUCTION (read formatted PDF version here) This submission for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of India has been prepared by the Global Detention Project (GDP), a non-profit organisation based in Geneva that promotes the […]

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POLAND: Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review

41st Session of the UPR Working Group, 7-18 November 2022 Issues Related to Immigration-Related Detention and Asylum  This submission focuses on human rights concerns relating to Poland’s treatment of migrants, refugees, and people seeking asylum, including its use of immigration detention. This submission is made taking into account the millions of refugees who have crossed into […]

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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review: Papua New Guinea

This submission has been prepared by the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and the Global Detention Project (GDP) for the third cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in November 2021. In preparing this submission, APRRN has drawn on the expertise of two of its members: Refugee Council of Australia and Caritas PNG (which works directly with refugees in PNG through the support of Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG and the Solomon Islands). […]

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Submission to the Universal Periodic Review: Greece

Greece has faced enormous influxes of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. As arrivals have continued, authorities have taken steps to modify the country’s asylum law and restructure reception and detention facilities. During 2020, the country began relocating asylum seekers from island hotspots, banned the detention of children in police stations, and amended asylum detention laws. […]

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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review: Hungary

Since the closure of its transit zones in 2020, Hungary has implemented a new, highly restrictive asylum procedure requiring all applicants to lodge their requests at consulates in Serbia or Ukraine. In a submission to the UPR, the GDP and Hungarian Helsinki Committee draw attention to this issue, along with other concerns related to migration detention and border enforcement measures. […]

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