EU hesitates on total ban on child immigration detention

EU hesitates on total ban on child immigration detention
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The primary UN body monitoring child rights urged this week European countries to end the detention of children in the context of migration. EU directives on reception conditions and return procedures allow detention of minors and families with minors as a last resort if other less coercive alternative measures cannot be applied effectively and only for the shortest period of time. (more…)


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