From Ben: Last year, 15 people grounded a deportation charter flight for ten hours to prevent it taking off. The individuals responsible for this non-violent direct action have been charged with terrrorism-related offences that could result in life imprisonment. Continue reading “Solidarity with the Stansted Defendants”
September 2018: The report in full here: http://www.qcea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Hate-Speech-Report_final.pdf
• Adopt and effectively implement relevant legislation that includes preventive and punitive action to combat incitement to hatred, while making sure that restrictions to freedom of expression are legal, proportional and necessary. Continue reading “QCEA Anti-Migrant Hate Speech report”
Here is a link to QCEA’s Sept 2018 report Child Immigration Detention in Europe: http://www.qcea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/CID-report_2018.pdfExecutive summary:
This report explores aspects of child immigration detention in Europe. After briefly describing the legal framework and standards at international and European level, the report gives an overview of the situation in Europe by addressing three main questions:
• How many children are detained in the context of migration?
• What laws and policies regulate the practice?
• What are the existing alternatives to child immigration detention? Continue reading “QCEA Child Immigration Detention in Europe”
QUNO Geneva Reporter: Flawed diamond, not flawless pebble:
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
This July, the United Nations (UN) concluded negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). We asked Laurel Townhead, our Representative for Human Rights & Refugees, to share her perspective on the landmark agreement. Read more:
Guardian 3.9.2018: Home Office loses 75% of its appeals against immigration rulings
Successful applicants being unnecessarily put through traumatic process, say lawyers. Continue reading “Home Office loses 75% of its appeals against immigration rulings”