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RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS

OHCHR: RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS. Preface: OHCHR’s Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at... 

Inspiring Icelanders Inspiring Icelanders

A general view shows the historical city of Palmyra, Syria, August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sandra Auger There are movements already started to get Councils to offer places... 

10 years of Medical Justice 10 years of Medical Justice

FY2015 Annual Report : 1st Feb 2014 – 31st Jan 2015 Including reflection on the last 10 years : 2005 – 2015 Download the report Highlights of... 

Appeals heard under detained fast-track can be set aside and reheard Appeals heard under detained fast-track can be set aside and reheard

On 2 July, the Immigration Minister James Brokenshire announced the suspension of the detained-fast track system (which handles certain asylum claims, deemed to... 

RtR Conference invitation 5 September 2015 RtR Conference invitation 5 September 2015

Right to Remain is holding its national conference on Saturday 5 September, in London. The conference (which is free) will be an opportunity to hear about our... 

Damning reports of Yarlswood and The Verne Damning reports of Yarlswood and The Verne

Free Movement: Damning official reports on The Verne and Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centres 12 AUGUST 2015 BY COLIN YEOYesterday The Verne [ https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprisons/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/08/The-Verne-web-2015.pdf... 

JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants

Executive summary: Action is urgently needed to help destitute migrants Many migrants in Britain who find themselves with no support or ability to return home face... 

How many asylum seekers are really coming to the UK as European migrant crisis continues How many asylum seekers are really coming to the UK as European migrant crisis continues

Independent: Only four per cent of first-time asylum applications across Europe in the first quarter of this year were lodged in the UK LIZZIE... 

The Home Office deports thousands of migrants on secret flights from a private jet centre The Home Office deports thousands of migrants on secret flights from a private jet centre

New Statesman: Some passengers will have been living in the UK since childhood; others might never have set foot in the country to which they are being deported. BY DANIEL... 

Rule 35 Rule 35

 FOI on Rule 35 in first quarter 2015: With thanks to No Deportations An FOI on the number of Rule 35 reports made by a Medical Practitioner to the Home Office... 

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Call on the Prime Minister to protect refugees in the Mediterranean Call on the Prime Minister to protect refugees in the Mediterranean

Refugee Council: Please act now The world is in the grip of the greatest refugee crisis in recent memory. Shamefully, our leaders’ response has been to build the... 

Inspiring Icelanders Inspiring Icelanders

A general view shows the historical city of Palmyra, Syria, August 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sandra Auger There are movements already started to get Councils to offer places... 

Powerful witnessing from Calais Powerful witnessing from Calais

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CalaisMigrantSolidarityActionFromUK/ Cassy Paris added 15 new photos. If you know me please read this, feel free to... 

Helping people in Calais – advice Helping people in Calais – advice

16 August 2015: If you have Facebook keep an eye on this: Matthew Wright: CALAIS UPDATE I’ve just had a question from a group member about bringing donations... 

RtR Conference invitation 5 September 2015 RtR Conference invitation 5 September 2015

Right to Remain is holding its national conference on Saturday 5 September, in London. The conference (which is free) will be an opportunity to hear about our... 

Detention Inquiry Report – what you can do Detention Inquiry Report – what you can do

What you can do before the 10 September debate on the detention inquiry report If you are meeting your MPs or encouraging your supporters to speak to their MPs... 

JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants

Executive summary: Action is urgently needed to help destitute migrants Many migrants in Britain who find themselves with no support or ability to return home face... 

Calais Migrant Crisis Quiz: 15 Questions To Test Your Knowledge Calais Migrant Crisis Quiz: 15 Questions To Test Your Knowledge

  By George Bowden Attempts by migrants to reach Britain have reached an all time high as hundreds of people rushed the Channel Tunnel for a third night... 

Right to Remain: Unlocking Detention Right to Remain: Unlocking Detention

Immigration detention: how does it affect YOUR community? Right to Remain is gearing up to run the second Unlocking... 

Campaigns to welcome Syrian Refugees: Amnesty, People of Malvern and Croydon Campaigns to welcome Syrian Refugees: Amnesty, People of Malvern and Croydon

Amnesty International briefing: Syrian Refugees Activists around the UK have been campaigning tirelessly on the Syrian refugee resettlement issue. We’ve been... 

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RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS

OHCHR: RECOMMENDED PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES on HUMAN RIGHTS at INTERNATIONAL BORDERS. Preface: OHCHR’s Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders contains three recommended principles, all of which are derived from international human rights law and establish the obligation of States to protect, respect and fulfil... [Read more of this review]

10 years of Medical Justice 10 years of Medical Justice

FY2015 Annual Report : 1st Feb 2014 – 31st Jan 2015 Including reflection on the last 10 years : 2005 – 2015 Download the report Highlights of the last 10 years campaigning for medical justice ; 2005    * Volunteer doctor visits detainee on hunger-strike in Harmondsworth IRC * First campaign meeting held in Hyde Park [Read more... [Read more of this review]

JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants JRF: How to improve support and services for destitute migrants

Executive summary: Action is urgently needed to help destitute migrants Many migrants in Britain who find themselves with no support or ability to return home face destitution; they are not allowed to work, have no access to benefits and in only a few cases get emergency help. Many of them have a case to stay in the UK but cannot quickly prove it.... [Read more of this review]

How many asylum seekers are really coming to the UK as European migrant crisis continues How many asylum seekers are really coming to the UK as European migrant crisis continues

Independent: Only four per cent of first-time asylum applications across Europe in the first quarter of this year were lodged in the UK LIZZIE DEARDEN: Saturday 08 August 2015 Despite panic about the “swarms” of migrants supposedly trying to reach British shores from Calais, only four per cent of Europe’s asylum seekers... [Read more of this review]

Rule 35 Rule 35

 FOI on Rule 35 in first quarter 2015: With thanks to No Deportations An FOI on the number of Rule 35 reports made by a Medical Practitioner to the Home Office in the first quarter of 2015 has been published. In total, between January and March 2015, 25 reports were made, relating to 24 individuals. A s a consequence of these reports 12 people were... [Read more of this review]

Can the UK opt-out of mandatory EU refugee quotas? Can the UK opt-out of mandatory EU refugee quotas?

EU Law Analysis, May 2015: In two days’ time (Wednesday May 13th), the EU Commission is due to present a communication on a new EU immigration and asylum agenda. I’ll look at this agenda in detail later, but one key issue calls for comment already: will the UK have an opt-out from mandatory refugee quotas? Part of the Commission paper has been... [Read more of this review]

Amnesty International investigates gap in EU search and rescue since the end of Mare Nostrum. Amnesty International investigates gap in EU search and rescue since the end of Mare Nostrum.

In a new report ‘Europe’s Sinking Shame. The Failure to Save Refugees and Migrants at Sea’,Amnesty International analyses the gap in search and rescue operations in the central Mediterranean following the end of Italy’s search and rescue operation Mare Nostrum. Amnesty’s investigation on three accidents occurred between January and March... [Read more of this review]

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