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Malta is not urged to ensure effective protection of migrants

[09/06/11 09:00] – "Many migrants in Malta face inadequate living conditions and have little chance of integrating durably in society" said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, releasing today his report on the visit to Malta he carried out from 23-25 March 2011. According to the Commissioner, Malta should establish a human-rights compliant system of reception...

Report on visit to Malta

Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to Malta (23-25 March 2011) CommDH(2011)17 / 09 June 2011

European solidarity needs to be matched by strong efforts at national level to protect the human rights of migrants

Strasbourg, 28/03/11 – "Malta and Europe need each other if the challenges of migration are to be met in a manner that respects human rights," said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, following his visit to Malta from 23 to 25 March. According to the Commissioner, Malta needs to move away from a reactive approach to migration and establish a system that is...

Migrants’ rights: Commissioner Hammarberg publishes two letters to Italy and Malta

Strasbourg, 10/12/2009 – The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, published today two letters he sent last August to the Minister of Interior of Italy, Roberto Maroni, and to the Minister for Justice and Home Affairs, of Malta Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici. The Commissioner's letters refer to that month's incident involving a boat which set off from Libya with more than...

Letter to the Minister for Justice and Home Affairs of Malta

Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici, Minister for Justice and Home Affairs of the Republic of Malta, concerning migrants' rights CommDH(2009)41 / 10 December 2009

Follow-up report on Malta

Follow-up report on Malta: Assessment of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. 2003-2005 CommDH(2006)14 / 29 March 2006

Report on visit to Malta

Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Malta (20-21 October 2003) CommDH(2004)4 / 12 February 2004