In a letter addressed to Christine Lambrecht, the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection and Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth of Germany, made public today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, urges the German...
Commissioner urges German Parliament to increase the human rights safeguards of the bill for improving the implementation of expulsion of migrants
Today the Commissioner published a letter she addressed to the Chairwoman of the Committee on Internal Affairs and Community of the Parliament of Germany, Andrea Lindholz, in which she raises concerns about some aspects of the bill that aims at facilitating removals of people obliged to leave the...
Bericht über den Besuch
Die Anstrengungen Deutschlands zum Schutz von Flüchtlingen sind bemerkenswert. Nun muss es die Integration voranbringen und den Kampf gegen Rassismus verbessern
„Die enormen Anstrengungen Deutschlands zur Unterstützung von Asylsuchenden und Flüchtlingen, insbesondere Syrern, sind lobenswert, und die Unterstützung der überwiegenden Mehrheit der Bevölkerung ist ermutigend. Es sind jedoch Fortschritte erforderlich, um die Aufnahmebedingungen zu verbessern,...
Visit to Germany
“Germany has done a lot in the field of asylum in recent years, including launching three humanitarian admission programmes for Syrian refugees (concerning 20 000 individuals) and registering more than 200 000 asylum applications in 2014. However, with an estimate of 400 000 asylum applications...
Letter to Germany
"The forced return to Kosovo of people who have found shelter in European states should be halted", said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights publishing today a letter to the Chancellor of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel. He notes that Kosovo lacks infrastructures allowing refugees'...
Strasbourg, 11.07. 2007 – Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg today presented his report assessing the effective observance of human rights in Germany to the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. The report reviews the current state of human rights protection in Germany and makes a number of...
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