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Amnesty Intl: Cyprus must not detain migrants
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ATHENS Greece (AP) - Amnesty International says Cyprus must stop locking up illegal migrants and asylum seekers while authorities determine their status. The human rights group said in a report Tuesday that detentions can Full version (available to... Read More

African migrants tortured in Egypt's Sinai desert
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

TEL AVIV Israel (AP) - The young man from Sudan holds his arms close to his sides, as if still at the mercy of smugglers who he says poured hot melted plastic over his back, whipped him with wires and beat him with sticks as he lay face down and naked... Read More

Israel offers cash to African migrants to leave
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion, the Interior Ministry said Friday. A tent city is being built to hold other migrants, the vast... Read More

Balkan asylum seekers come under suspicion
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

BUJANOVAC Serbia (AP) - Azra Ajeti's fellow Gypsies have been buffeted by accusations of filing bogus asylum claims in the rich EU, but she says there's nothing phony about her family's life of misery. "We are starving," said... Read More

Activists: Israel stopping Palestinians from suing
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JERUSALEM (AP) - Human rights lawyers say Israel's Justice Ministry is making it tough for Palestinians and migrants to file suit in an Israeli court. Under an amended regulation taking effect Sept. 1, petitioners must include their Israeli identification... Read More

Bangladesh to send back more arrivals from Myanmar
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

COX'S BAZAR Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh security forces on Thursday detained more Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar and were questioning them before sending them back, a border official said Thursday. Bangladesh has turned... Read More