Keyword: 2014 report

NGOs slam France over record migrant detentions and rights abuses


The number of migrants held in immigration detention centres in France is by far the highest of any country in Europe and is “marked by numerous rights violations”, according to a joint report published by French NGOs, and which revealed that the number of children held in the detention centres reached “a sad record” last year, despite being illegal. Feriel Alouti reports.