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Articles published in 2014

France, [EN] Open Access Now and OEE, Public meeting: ‘’The hidden face of immigrants’ detention”.

[EN] The members of the Open Access Now campaign and of the Observatory of Foreigners Detention invite you, to a public meeting, Monday the 8th of December, on the realities of detention in Europe. The meeting will take place at the Sciences Po. Paris at 7.15 pm. The interventions can be listened again on the website […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/08

France, [EN] Observatoire du CRA de Palaiseau, Meeting-inauguration, Paintings on migration

[EN] In the framework of the European mobilisation “Open Access Now” and of the release of the booklet “The hidden face of immigration detention camps in Europe” and the comics book “CRA, centre of administrative detention” by JB Meybeck, the Observatory of the CRA of Palaiseau (Paris) invites you to a Meeting/inauguration of the exhibition […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/05

France [FR] RESF, program, Presentation of the campaign Open Access Now

[EN] Laure Blondel (Anafé, Migreurop, Open Access  Now) and Claude Peschanski (Observatoire de l’Enfermement des Etrangers), guests of the RESF program on the FPP radio, present the campaign « Open Access Now », the website « Close The Camps » and the booklet « The hidden face of immigration detention camps in Europe», and talk about Administrative Detention Centers (CRA) […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/03

Italy [IT] Internazionale, The big business of reception centers

[EN] A circular of the Italian Ministry of the Interior sets new rules to improve the respect of human rights in Identification and Expulsion Centers (CIE), especially rights to be informed and to communicate. The circular appears totally different from the current context of migrants’ reception in Italy characterized by emergency, detention and long waiting. […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/03

Italy [IT] Il Corriere della Sera, Denmark suspends expulsions of asylum seekers

[EN] The Danish government forbids, since November, expulsions of asylum seekers. These expulsions happen in virtue of the Dublin III regulation, which determines the European State responsible for the examination of the file of each asylum seeker. In 2013, a third of asylum applications in Denmark ended by an expulsion toward another European country, especially […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/03

Germany [EN] Migrationsgesetze. Refugees and migrants are (always) the losers of the Grand Coalition!

[EN] A draft bill has been presented to the German Home Secretary, and might facilitate the stay in Germany for foreigners without residence permit (150 000 persons today), if they meet some requirements, like be able to fulfil their needs or to speak German. Yet, the bill brings new difficulties for migrants who won’t « […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/03

Letter of Mr X- detainee in the centre of Korinthos (Greece)

[EN] We, organizations of the Open Access Now campaign, would like to share with as many people as possible, the letter of Mr X, written during his detention in the centre of Korinthos, in Greece. In his letter, addressed to the Members of the European Parliament, Mr X reports the extension of the period of […]

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Article posted the 2014/12/01

UK [EN] Campaign to Close Campsfield, Protests in Campsfield IRC after detainee is beaten up by Mitie security guards.

[EN] A detainee with mental health issues is in a critical condition after being beaten up by Mitie security guards at Campsfield IRC in Oxfordshire. Between 60 and 100 detainees have occupied the courtyard to protest against the violence and the inhuman living conditions they suffer during detention. The campaign Close Campsfield, the Oxford & […]

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Article posted the 2014/11/30

Italy [EN,IT] Stranieri in Italia, Maximum 90 days in deportation centres. How to request the release.

[EN] The reduction of the maximum period of detention, from 18 to 3 months, came into force in Italy on November 25, 2014. The associations Asgi and Antigone have established forms to request the release (after 90 days, 30 days for foreign detainees after serving a prison sentence). Al massimo 90 giorni nei Centri di […]

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Article posted the 2014/11/26

Greece [EN] Libération, Greece: Syrians camp before the Parliament for better reception conditions.

[EN] In Greece, Syrians camp before the Greek Parliament in Athens and started a hunger strike, demanding decent living conditions. Most of them benefit no aid from the state in order to cover their accommodation, food and medical care. Among them, many families. Grèce: des Syriens campent devant le Parlement pour de meilleurs conditions d’accueil […]

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Article posted the 2014/11/23

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