Differential treatment of specific nationalities in detention

Bulgaria

Country Report: Differential treatment of specific nationalities in detention Last updated: 30/11/20

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In 2019, discrimination against certain nationalities has persisted, but has taken another form. Asylum seekers who are subject to unlawful registration and determination procedures in pre-removal centers in violation of the law are no longer selected according to their nationality, but on the basis of their potential deportability – namely when they possess valid travel documents or where such documents can easily be obtained.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation