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No Detention Necessary

Led by Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej (Association for Legal Intervention, SIP) This project explores an alternative to detention based on the Community Assessment and Placement (CAP) model of the International Detention Coalition (IDC) in Poland. It involves migrants undergoing return procedures, with a … Continue reading

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Pilot project on the implementation of alternative measures: the Revised Community Assessment and Placement model in Cyprus

Led by the Cyprus Refugee Council This project explores an alternative to detention based on the Community Assessment and Placement (CAP) model of the International Detention Coalition (IDC), building on research conducted in the context of a previous EPIM-supported project … Continue reading

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Protecting migrants with precarious status: decreasing the use of detention and applying community-based alternatives

Led by Center for Legal Aid – Voice in Bulgaria, together with Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights (BLHR) This project aims to contribute to the decrease of the use of detention, to the increased use of community-based alternatives and to … Continue reading

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Nine projects selected for pilot Sub-Fund on Immigration Detention

On 1 July 2015, the Selection Committee met in London to decide on the projects which would be selected to pilot EPIM’s year-long sub-fund on immigration detention. EPIM is exploring a new programme framework structured by sub-funds and, following the … Continue reading

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Immigration Detention in Cyprus

The most recent report by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on Cyprus highlights that unsuitable detention conditions and the criminalization and imprisonment of migrants continues to be features of … Continue reading

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Immigration Detention in Greece

Greece is experiencing one of the largest influxes of migrants in the EU and is additionally economically challenged. Over the past years, the detention of migrants who arrive in Greece has been the standard practice. The conditions and the wide-scale … Continue reading

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Immigration Detention in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has recently experienced a vast increase in immigration and, having not been a country of immigration up to this point, has faced challenges in its unprepared migration and asylum system. The political response to the increase in numbers of … Continue reading

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