February News Roundup

This is a compilation of the tweets by the Europe Regional Coordinator of the International Detention Coalition. For live updates, follow @idceurope


 

Regional: EU explores new migration ‘zone’ in north Africa

UK: Director of Detention Action, and IDC member Jerome Phelps reviews the UK Detention Inquiry Report and explains why wholesale reform of the system is needed.

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Malta: The new AIDA update on Malta draws attention to changes emerging in the practice of detaining migrants, with frequent reviews provided for by law since January 2014.

Italy: Article reviews  reform of immigration detention, and explains the symbolic value and practical impact of retreat away from the criminalisation of migrants.

Hungary: NGOs raise alarms over new plans against asylum seekers and refugees, which experts fear will go against EU law.