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From Theory to Practice: A Network of Alternative to Detention (ATD) Implementers in Europe

Led by the International Detention Coalition (IDC), together with Detention Action and PICUM The Network of Alternative to Detention Implementers provides a platform at European level to support capacity-building, peer exchange and evidence-based advocacy on alternatives to detention, to contribute … Continue reading

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Challenging Deprivation of Liberty and Externalisation as Tools for Migration Management and Advocating for Dignified Reception in the EU

Led by Migreurop This project addresses the blurred boundaries between detention and reception with a specific focus on hotspots, as well as the externalisation of EU migration and asylum policies through cooperation with third countries. Relying on a combination of … Continue reading

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The Red Line Project

Led by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) This project aims to reduce the unnecessary and unlawful use of detention as a deterrence measure for asylum-seekers and irregular migrants in Europe, with a sub-regional focus on several main entry point states … Continue reading

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Boundaries of Liberty: Demarcating reception and detention of asylum seekers

Led by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) This project is mapping de facto detention policies and practices at national level across 23 European countries with 3 in-depth national case studies in Belgium, France and Germany, through support to the Asylum … Continue reading

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