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UN Blasts Czechs Over 'Degrading' Detention of Migrants

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is accusing the Czech Republic of detaining migrants and refugees in “degrading" conditions. Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein says credible reports from various sources indicate “the violations of the human rights of migrants are neither isolated nor coincidental, but systematic” in the country. He says the Czech Republic routinely detains migrants and refugees for 40 days, and in some cases reportedly up to 90 days.  They are...

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