The Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law (MigRefLaw) is one of the interest groups of the European Society of International Law.
Tag Archives: Council of Europe
Nikolaos Sitaropoulos has written a blog about the judicial review of migrant detention in Europe. He writes: “Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental organisations as an ineffective and inefficient tool of migration control employed by … Continue reading
On 7 April 2014, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, urged the Cypriot authorities to stop detaining and separating migrant women from their children. In a Facebook post, Muižnieks wrote: “I am very concerned at reports showing that … Continue reading
news article ‘The best interest of the child are not always upheld in the context of asylum and immigration in Denmark. The Danish authorities should improve the protection they provide to migrant children, by ensuring full respect of their rights’, … Continue reading
News article The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, has criticised Greece for a large number of reported collective expulsions of migrants, including a large number of Syrians fleeing war violence, and allegations of ill-treatment of migrants … Continue reading
News article “The EU externalisation of border control policies has a deleterious effect on human rights, in particular the right to leave a country, which is a prerequisite to the enjoyment of other rights – most importantly, the right to … Continue reading