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UNHCR: Migrant ‘Hot Spots’ Must Not Be Detention Centers in Disguise

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called Tuesday on EU member states to ensure that all discussions of migration policy are grounded in the need to protect the human rights of all migrants. Speaking ahead of the October 8 meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein expressed particular concern about the nature of the "hot spot" approach, driven by countries’ security agenda. UNHCR welcomes “the efforts of the EU to offer support to the...

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