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05 Nov 2010: The Guardian reports that the European Court of Human Rights has demanded a halt to the forcible return of Iraqi asylum seekers.
22 Oct 2010: The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice announced yesterday the launching of a consultation on the mechanisms for introducing fees to the immigration and asylum appeals system.
21 Oct 2010: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants expresses deep concern over reports of the death of an Angolan national being deported from the United Kingdom on a British Airways flight.
20 Oct 2010: The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Manfred Nowak, has warned that "Greek prisons are overcrowded and law enforcement officials are overwhelmed" under the pressure of a constant flow of hundreds of irregular migrants entering via Turkey on a daily basis.
14 Oct 2010: The full text of the recent speech by António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Univeristy, focusing on the challenges caused by the "intractable nature of armed conflict" in Afghanistan, the DRC and Somalia.
08 Oct 2010: A new Migration Policy Institute (MPI) report for the BBC World Service reveals that immigrants, particularly men and youth, have been hit disproportionately by the global economic crisis.
01 Oct 2010: The UNHCR has today called upon states to recognize the needs of people persecuted over sexuality. UNHCR also says that it is revising its policies.
22 Sept 2010: The Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner writes that "the gravely dysfunctional asylum procedures in Greece have brought the Dublin system to a genuine collapse." The Commissioner says "Europe should do better in terms of refugee protection."
09 Sept 2010: Medical Justice has published its report "State Sponsored Cruelty: Children in immigration detention", presenting the key findings from the UK's first large scale investigation into the harms caused by detaining children for immigration purposes.
07 Sept 2010: Full transcript of the speech by Immigration Minister Damian Green at the Royal Commonwealth Society.
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