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A young Guinean immigrant committed suicide in Italy in an immigration detention center, in protest against poor conditions

February 21, 2024

The Italian authorities arrested 14 people after violent protests broke out in a pre-deportation detention center in Ponte Galleria, near the capital, Rome, in the wake of the tragic suicide of an immigrant from Guinea, while human rights powers called for the closure of “inhumane” detention centers, which they considered to be collapsing and does […]

France: The number of asylum applications has reached record levels in 2023, and Afghans are at the forefront

February 18, 2024

The French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (Ofpra) announced that it had received “142,500 applications for international protection, including 123,400 asylum applications for the first time” during the year 2023, which represents an unprecedented increase in the number of asylum applications in France. Afghans represented the largest number of asylum seekers […]

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