RRE submits evidence to the UN Committee against Torture


We recently submitted a briefing document, with substantial contributions from the non-governmental organisations Association for Juridical Studies on Immigration (ASGI), WeWorld, Diaconia Valdese and Befree, in advance of the adoption by the Committee against Torture (hereafter The Committee) of a list of issues prior to the Committee’s consideration of Italy’s Seventh Periodic Report on its … Continue reading RRE submits evidence to the UN Committee against Torture

Refugee Rights Europe presenta un documento informativo al Comitato contro la tortura


La nostra organizzazione ha presentato un documento informativo, con contributi sostanziali delle organizzazioni non governative ASGI, WeWorld, Diaconia Valdese e Befree, prima dell’esame da parte del Comitato contro la tortura (di seguito il Comitato) della settima relazione periodica italiana sull’attuazione della Convenzione contro la tortura e altre pene o trattamenti crudeli, disumani o degradanti (di … Continue reading Refugee Rights Europe presenta un documento informativo al Comitato contro la tortura

Why resuming evictions of refugees during the Covid-19 crisis is a major problem


By Michael* Michael is a former Calais camp resident who now has refugee status in the UK. Over the past months, he has supported refugees and asylum seekers in London and has spoken to more than 100 people about the difficulties they have experienced due to the Covid-19 situation. In this blog, he outlines some … Continue reading Why resuming evictions of refugees during the Covid-19 crisis is a major problem

We urgently need to rethink the unsafe discharge requirements of U.K. immigration detention centres to prevent putting detainees at greater risk of mental ill-health


By Aileen Voit The Home Office has the discretionary power to detain persons at any point of their immigration process: upon arrival in the UK; upon presentation to an immigration office within the country; during a check-in with immigration officials; once a decision to remove has been issued; following arrest by a police officer; or … Continue reading We urgently need to rethink the unsafe discharge requirements of U.K. immigration detention centres to prevent putting detainees at greater risk of mental ill-health

For refugees at sea, COVID-19 is another border to safety and asylum


By Pat Rubio Bertran As we are confined in our homes during this unprecedented pandemic, people in flimsy dinghies continue risking their lives on the Mediterranean Sea, seeking a place of safety. COVID-19 has erected yet another border in between them and the right to seek asylum, and it’s wider than the 2-meter recommended distance. … Continue reading For refugees at sea, COVID-19 is another border to safety and asylum

L’impatto del COVID-19 sugli abitanti dei campi greci


Grainne Farrell  Photo: Siniparksi/Coexistence Lesvos  Poco dopo l’esposione delle tensioni sull’isola greca di Lesbo, fu confermato il primo caso di COVID-19 sull’isola, che ha portato un’altra ondata di intensa paura[1]. La gente del posto, i lavoratori delle ONG e i rifugiati temono che una pandemia all’interno del campo di Moria sarà incontrollabile e che la … Continue reading L’impatto del COVID-19 sugli abitanti dei campi greci

The impact of COVID-19 on the inhabitants of Greek Camps


By Grainne Farrell  Featured image by Siniparksi/Coexistence Lesvos  Shortly after tensions on the Greek island of Lesvos had exploded, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on the island, sending another wave of intense fear through the island[1]. Locals, NGO workers and refugees fear that a pandemic within Moria camp will be uncontrollable, and that … Continue reading The impact of COVID-19 on the inhabitants of Greek Camps

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RRE si unisce a più di 100 associazioni che chiedono al governo Italiano soluzioni relative alle cittadine e ai cittadini stranieri con riguardo al COVID-19


RRE ha aderito a più di 100 associazioni nel firmare un documento che chiede al legislatore italiano soluzioni concrete e immediate sull’impatto delle misure di emergenza COVID-19 sulle cittadine e sui cittadini stranieri.   Le principali questioni incluse in questo documento includono le condizioni di vita nei centri di accoglienza, nonché negli insediamenti informali e nei centri di permanenza … Continue reading RRE si unisce a più di 100 associazioni che chiedono al governo Italiano soluzioni relative alle cittadine e ai cittadini stranieri con riguardo al COVID-19