“Luxembourg has made considerable efforts to respond to Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis by receiving asylum-seekers and relocating and resettling refugees from other parts of Europe and beyond. It has largely avoided the trap of political instrumentalisation of the issue of migration, and...
Luxembourg should not extend the period of detention of migrant children but work to eliminate the practice
I have learned with concern that the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies, in its examination of Bill No. 6992 on the free movement of persons and immigration and on the holding centre, is considering extending the maximum period for the detention of migrant children and their families to seven days....
Commissioner Hammarberg recommends further steps to protect individual rights in migration policies and juvenile justice
Luxembourg, 12/03/2012 – "The current increase in the number of persons seeking asylum in Luxembourg requires fair and effective procedures and a humane response", said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, at the end of a two-day visit to the country. In 2011,...
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