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LITHUANIA: Lithuanian court prevents secret detention and rendition victim from participating in investigation into CIA secret prisons in Lithuania
Statewatch News Online, July 2016 [c.1049 words] - Feature Article
Press release from REDRESS (pdf available on the REDRESS site): Lo...
 
Refugee crisis: latest news from across Europe (15.4.16)
Statewatch News Online, April 2016 [c.1724 words] - Feature Article
- EU Detains 29 Volunteers for Working with Refuge...
 
Prison capital: UK locks up more people than any other EU member state
Statewatch News Online, March 2016 [c.1225 words] - Feature Article
The latest Council of Europe (CoE) prison statistics show that the UK imprisons more people than any other member of the European Union, with over 95,...
 
UK: Parliamentarians call for "very radical shift in thinking" on immigration detention
Statewatch News Online, March 2015 [c.1210 words] - Feature Article
An inquiry conducted by MPs and Lords from the UK's three major political parties (Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative) has concluded that "a ve...
 
ITALY: Ongoing calls for the closure of immigration detention centres
Statewatch News Online, April 2014 [c.1061 words] - Feature Article
On 15 February 2014 in Rome there was a large demonstration calling for the closure of the city's Ponte Galeria migrant detention centre and It...
 
PORTUGAL: Judicial proceedings as a means of undermining scrutiny of abuse in prisons
Statewatch News Online, April 2014 [c.2112 words] - Feature Article
On 19 March 2014, SOS Prisões and the Associacão contra a Exclusão e para o Desenvolvemento (ACED, association against exclusion and for develo...
 
UK: Numerous reports criticise immigration detention
Statewatch News Online, March 2014 [c.1543 words] - Feature Article
The UK's system of immigration detention has been criticised by a number of high-level reports that have found individuals detained for years at a tim...
 
Spain: Case into Martine Samba's detention centre death to be reopened
Statewatch News Online, February 2014 [c.1541 words] - Feature Article
On 14 January 2014, the Madrid provincial court ruled in favour of the appeals submitted by Ferrocarril Clandestino and her mother Clementine Samba [a...
 
Refugee protests in Europe: fighting for the right to stay by Katrin McGuaran and Kees Hudig
Statewatch Journal; vol 23 no 3/4 February 2014 [c.4908 words] - Feature Article
Over the past eighteen months, well-organised, sustained protests have generated widespread publicity of human rights violations suffered by refug...
 
UK: "The potential death of legal aid": lawyers protest against new government proposals
Statewatch News Online, May 2013 [c.1326 words] - Feature Article
23.05.2013 - As Big Ben chimed for 11 o'clock on the morning of Wednesday 22nd May, hundreds of protesters stood outside parliament and held one minut...
 
Fatally Flawed: Has the state learned lessons from the deaths of children and young people in prison? Prison Reform Trust and INQUEST, 2012, pp.66 (ISBN: 978-1-908504-03-6) by Marie Martin
Statewatch Journal; vol 23 no 1 March 2013 [c.1192 words] - Feature Article
Between 2003 and 2010, INQUEST provided specialised casework services to the families of children and young adults who died in custody in the UK. In 2...
 
Editorial: Exclusion and denial by Ben Hayes
Statewatch Journal; vol 23 no 1 March 2013 [c.847 words] - Feature Article
Criminologists, of all people, appreciate that there is no necessary “fit” between morality and “crime”, or between justice and law. But even crimi...
 
EU: Protection of human rights in the EU "rarely a priority", says Human Rights Watch
Statewatch News Online, February 2013 [c.1042 words] - Feature Article
07.02.13 - On 1 February, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published its annual world report. [1] The EU, which in the 2012 report was described as "unwilling...
 
UK: Expulsion of two leading participants in Yarl's Wood protest is "political reprisal," say campaigners
Statewatch News Online, January 2013 [c.1276 words] - Feature Article
29.01.2013 - The decision to deport by charter flight two women who played key roles in recent protests at the Yarl's Wood immigration detention centr...
 
NORTHERN IRELAND: MI5's control over national security issues means covert operations are run by a "parallel police force"
Statewatch News Online, January 2013 [c.1906 words] - Feature Article
Covert policing operations in Northern Ireland are effectively run by a "parallel police force" dominated by MI5 that is answerable to government mini...
 
FRANCE: Parliament abolishes the "solidarity offence" but maintains custody for undocumented migrants
Statewatch News Online, December 2012 [c.1275 words] - Feature Article
21.12.2012 - On 19 December , the French Parliament abolished a legal provision that sanctions people who provide support to irregular migrants, throu...
 
UK: Official reports highlight ongoing problems with the detention of minors and deportation charter flights
Statewatch News Online, November 2012 [c.1872 words] - Feature Article
Hot on the heels of the annual report on detention in England and Wales, [1] Her Majestys Chief Inspector of Prisons recently published two reports: o...
 
UK: Statement from the women of Yarl's Wood
Statewatch News Online, October 2012 [c.1208 words] - Feature Article
19.10.2012 - The text that follows is a statement issued on Monday 15 October by the women of Yarl's Wood, a group of detainees held at the Yarl's Woo...
 
Common European Asylum System: LIBE Committee adopts Reception Directive and the Dublin III Regulation
Statewatch News Online, September 2012 [c.1625 words] - Feature Article
26.9.12 As the deadline set for the adoption of a Common European Asylum Office is approaching (end of 2012), negotiations have reached the ...
 
EU: Serbia is "no longer a safe third country" but Commission says that readmission "functions smoothly"
Statewatch News Online, September 2012 [c.1345 words] - Feature Article
25.09.2012 - Deportations of asylum-seekers from the EU to Serbia look set to continue, despite the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNH...
 
Italy/Libya: Documents unveil post-Gaddafi cooperation agreement on immigration
Statewatch News Online, September 2012 [c.3661 words] - Feature Article
On 18 June 2012, Turin-based newspaper La Stampa published the official record (“processo verbale”) of the meeting between a delegation led by the Ita...
 
UK: Protestors set their sights on multinational security giant G4S
Statewatch News Online, June 2012 [c.1371 words] - Feature Article
08.06.2012 Over 70 protestors gathered outside the annual general meeting (AGM) of the multinational corporation G4S in London yesterday, ac...
 
UK: Campaigners call for amendment to one-sided UK-US extradition treaty
Statewatch News Online, May 2012 [c.1657 words] - Feature Article
24.05.2012 The UK was accused last night of being a "minor 51st state of America" as over 150 people packed into a hall in London to hear th...
 
"This is hell": Romania's horrendous detention conditions
Statewatch News Online, April 2012 [c.1398 words] - Feature Article
Calls of desperation have been received by the Migreurop network from Romania's Arad detention centre in the past weeks.[1] Serious cases of brutality...
 
SPAIN/FRANCE: The ongoing disgrace of detention centres
Statewatch News Online, January 2012 [c.1835 words] - Feature Article
Two reports on detention centres have been published in Spain and France that highlight a situation in which foreigners are experiencing conditions th...
 

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