As part of our on-going efforts to increase our capacity, on 26 and 27 March Claire (Legal Officer) was in Brussels to attend a two-day workshop on monitoring immigration detention organised by the Flemish Refugee Action and the International Detention Coalition (aditus foundation is one of IDC’s Malta members). The aim of the workshop was to strengthen civil society monitoring of immigration by sharing experiences, challenges and positive practices. The agenda was structured around the publication of ‘Monitoring Immigration Detention: A Practical … read more
Brussels, Athens, 26 November 2012 – With immigration detention a growing issue across Europe, NGOs from 15 EU countries gathered in Greece to discuss ways to prevent the damaging and unnecessary detention of migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees. Greece was chosen to host the meeting due to international criticism on its migration and detention practices. The group concluded that immigration detention is widespread across the EU and than in spite of the existence and clear economic advantage of alternatives, they remain vastly … read more
In view of the work its does in the context of immigration detention, aditus is pleased to join the International Detention Coalition. We hope that our membership with the Coalition will strengthen our advocacy efforts and disseminate information on the practices in Malta.