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Mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection in Europe

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10 / 11 / 17

The latest Policy Note of the Belgian Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, issued on 19 October 2017, outlines several measures to “restrict uncontrolled migratory influx” as a matter of political priority in 2018.

08 / 11 / 17

The Administrative Court of Mytilene has delivered three rulings upholding Syrian asylum seekers’ objections against detention, against the backdrop of a policy to detain Syrians on the Eastern Aegean islands with a view to their return to Turkey.

24 / 10 / 17

One year after the dismantlement of the Calais camp, different authorities of the French State and UNHCR have evaluated the response to the plight of thousands of people living in squalid conditions in the hope of reaching the United Kingdom.

22 / 10 / 17

The Greek Appeals Committees have recently given further interpretation to the “safe third country” concept in appeals against inadmissibility decisions, in the aftermath of two rulings of the Council of State on the application of the concept in the

12 / 10 / 17

The UK High Court ruled this week that the definition of ‘torture’ in the latest Home Office policy on detention of “Adults At Risk” was unlawful.

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The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti