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New publications on immigration, asylum and refugee law

Three new titles have been published recently in the area of immigration, asylum and refugee law. EU Asylum Procedures and the Right to an Effective Remedy by Marcelle Reneman This book examines the meaning of the EU right to an … Continue reading

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New ECtHR Judgment on Risk of Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Upon Return of Sudanese Political Opponent

News item On 7 January 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that he deportation from Switzerland of a political opponent of the Sudanese government to Sudan would expose him to a risk of ill-treatment contrary to Article … Continue reading

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New ECtHR Judgment on Summary Detention and Deportation of Uzbek Refugees to Iran

News article On 3 December 2013, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that Turkey violated the rights to liberty and protection from ill-treatment of 19 Uzbek nationals by repeatedly detaining and deporting them to Iran in 2008. The … Continue reading

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The Prevention of Infiltration (Amendment no. 4) Bill: A malevolent response to the Israeli Supreme Court judgment

Blogpost – by Dr. Reuven Ziegler On 16 September, 2013, the Israeli Supreme Court, sitting as a High Court of Justice (HCJ), handed down a unanimous judgment quashing the 2012 Prevention of Infiltration (Amendment no. 3)  mandating lengthy detention of asylum … Continue reading

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Australia implements new policy on asylum seekers

News article Newly elected Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched his policy on asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat. From now on, they will be towed back to Indonesia by the navy when it is safe to do … Continue reading

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Blogpost – On the Israeli Supreme Court Judgment

Quashing Legislation Mandating Lengthy Detention of Asylum-Seekers: A Resolute Yet Cautious Israeli Supreme Court Judgment by Dr. Reuven Ziegler On 16 September, 2013, the Israeli Supreme Court, sitting as a High Court of Justice, handed down a unanimous judgment quashing … Continue reading

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Human rights abuses of migrants in Morocco

News Article Morocco has become one of the main transit routes for illegal migration into Europe from sub-Saharan Africa. According to the latest report from Frontex, the EU’s immigration body, about 1,000 people successfully swam, sailed or scrambled into Spain in the … Continue reading

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