January 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: CPT annual report reveals treatment in immigration detention in parts of Europe “unacceptable”  and amounts to ill-treatment

Finland: New paper says Finish immigration detention practices problematic in light of international standards

Greece: Pledge to shut down detention centers

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Malta: Despite lack of transparency, authorities insist detained migrants’ complaints are acted upon

UK: UNHCR ready to work with governments to end detention of asylum seekers, especially in the case of children

How UK detention policy worsens migrants’ mental health