Showing posts with label detentions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label detentions. Show all posts

Monday, March 6, 2023

Britain prepares to present new bill to curb migrant boat arrivals

migrant boat arrivals britain

Britain's Conservative government is expected to present on Tuesday a new bill providing for the detention and swift deportation of asylum seekers who illegally enter the country via small boats, according to media reports.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Greek soldiers detained in Turkey after crossing border not released by court – lawyer

Greek soldiers detained in Turkey after crossing border not released by court
A Turkish court on Monday rejected a request for the release of two Greek soldiers who were detained after crossing the border into Turkey in bad weather, Reuters said, citing local media.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules amid criticism

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules
French government on Wednesday unveiled a new bill to better handle migration crisis and asylum requests, saying it would balance between efficiency and humanity amid growing critics from human rights groups and even from its ranks.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

51 people detained for ‘PYD, PKK promotion’ on social media in Turkey

51 suspects were detained across Turkey
Some 51 suspects were detained across Turkey on Jan. 21 for allegedly promoting the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on social media, according to a security official.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia releases 7 out of 208 detained for corruption charges

208 detained for corruption charges
Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that seven people out of total 208 detained for corruption charges have been released, Al Arabiya local news reported.

Friday, July 28, 2017

FSB detains Central Asians on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in St Petersburg

Russia's intelligence service, the FSB
Russia's intelligence service, the FSB, detained seven individuals of Central Asian origin on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg, FSB said on Friday.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Germany urges tourists, businesses to be cautious in Turkey

Germany warned its citizens
Germany warned its citizens to use caution when travelling to Turkey and threatened to end corporate investment guarantees in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Turkey detains 740 PKK suspects in operations

A total of 740 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) suspects were detained in last three days' 36 simultaneous operations, Turkey's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Children as young as 14 to be charged as adults under new Australian counter-terror laws

Children as young as 14 years of age will be charged as adults, while convicted terrorists who serve out their sentences in prison could be kept in preventative detention, under new counter-terror laws introduced into Australian Parliament on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

High-risk terror offenders may be kept in jail after their sentences finish, Australian officials said Monday as they move to tighten security laws following attacks in the United States and Europe.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

UN human rights chief slams rising migrant detention in Europe

The UN's human rights chief voiced alarm Monday at the increasing detention of migrants in Europe, including unaccompanied children, amid widespread anti-migrant rhetoric across the continent.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The European court has forbidden to send to jail illegal migrants

On Tuesday, June 7, the European court of justice in Luxembourg have banned the authorities of European countries to send to jail migrants just because they illegally entered the country.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Israel routinely abuses Palestinian detainees

Israel's security service "systematically" abuses Palestinians under interrogations, and in some cases tortures them, two Israeli human rights organizations said in a report released on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

EU Condemns Turkey’s Arrest of Academics as ’Extremely Worrying’

The European Union on Saturday condemned as "extremely worrying" Turkey's arrest of academics who signed a petition criticizing a military crackdown in the Kurdish-dominated southeast.

Friday, January 15, 2016

EU says it is closely monitoring legal cases against critical academics

Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for the European Commission, has said the European Union is closely monitoring developments regarding a number of Turkish academics who face legal proceedings for signing a declaration for peace that criticized the government over ongoing military operations in the Southeast.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Almost 800 Journalists Fired, 156 Detained in Turkey in 2015

Deputy leader of Turkey's opposition Republican People’s Party, Sezgin Tanrikulu, stated that At least 774 journalists were fired and 156 were detained in Turkey.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

3200 Palestinians detained by Israeli authorities in 2015 (Rights group)

3200 Palestinians have been detained by the Israeli authorities since the beginning of the year, the Palestinian Prisoners' Center for Studies (PPCS) said on Wednesday in a press statement.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

China Arrests Several Tibetans as Protests Continue Against its Rule

DHARAMSHALA: Chinese security forces on 10 September detained two Tibetan youths and an old Tibetan woman following a peaceful protest against the Chinese government at the main square of Ngaba County.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...