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Seeking asylum is not an unlawful act. Yet asylum seekers and refugees – men, women and even children – are increasingly detained and interned around the world, as are numbers of other migrants. Sometimes detained indefinitely and often in appalling conditions, they may suffer not only deprivation of their liberty but other abuses of their human rights too. Families are separated. Medical and psychological needs are ignored. Contact with the outside world is fractured. Rigid rules, surveillan...

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International Development
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International Development
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Publisher:
Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford Publisher's website
Journal:
Forced Migration Review
Issue:
44
Pages:
3
Publication date:
2013-09-05
ISSN:
1460-9819

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