[JURIST] The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) [official website] on Thursday issued [press release] a new global strategy to help countries stop detaining asylum seekers, refugees and stateless people worldwide. The UN agency is concerned for the lasting physical and psychological impacts on families, specifically children, who are placed in detention facilities upon arrival to a new nation. The new global strategy aims to end the detention of children, ensure detention facility conditions meet international human rights standards and promote new…
UN agency urges to end refugee detention
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