TOVARNIK, Croatia — Rajab Ali, a 16-year-old Hazara boy from Afghanistan’s Bamyan province, was silently weeping when we found him standing at the last remaining opening in the 12-foot-high razor-wire border fence Hungary has constructed on its…
(Brussels) – Bulgarian border police have in the past month forced Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey and beaten some of them, Human Rights Watch said today based on accounts by victims.
Human Rights Watch documented three separate incidents of…
The Italian Navy’s twitter feed contained joyous news last week: a pregnant mother among the 90 people rescued from the sea by a Navy frigate had given birth on board to a little girl, Yambambi. Over that weekend more than 1,600 people were rescued.
My twitter feed on Monday was full of the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean. At least 17 people died when an overcrowded boat sank on the crossing from Libya to Italy, with many more still unaccounted for. We don’t know their names or their stories.…
Bulgaria’s Pushbacks and Detention
of Syrian and Other
Seekers and Migrants
A Pushback …
Returns at Any Cost
Spain's Push to Repatriate Unaccompanied Children in the Absence of Safeguards
Readmission Agreements Lack Safeguards and Transparency
Funded Care Centers…
(Brussels) - Spain's accelerating effort to send back unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally might subject them to danger, ill-treatment and detention, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government needs to halt…
Failure to Protect the Rights of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in the Canary Islands
Map of the
Location of the Canary Islands
II. Methodology and Scope
(Madrid) – Hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children from Africa held in government facilities in the Canary Islands are at risk of violence and ill-treatment, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
In the past year, more than 900…