Latest detention News

NSW police charge man after officer assaulted
After 20 years of visits, ICRC calls for transfers of eligible Guantanamo detainees
Press briefing notes on Sudan 18 January
NSW police lay charges after pursuit across Sydney’s west and south-west
Caloundra short-term remand centre proposal withdrawn following community consultation
Djokovic case sets dangerous precedent
Djokovic case highlights Australia’s arbitrary and unfair border policies
UN expert postpones visit to Brian K. after positive steps by authorities: Switzerland
Press briefing notes on Ethiopia 14 January
Djokovic decision highlights Australia’s arbitrary and unfair border policies
UN panel welcomes landmark guilty verdict in Germany’s prosecution of former Syrian intelligence officer for crimes against humanity
Continuing our transition to live with Covid
UN experts condemn lethal force against protesters, misuse of term ‘terrorists’: Kazakhstan
Press briefing notes on Tunisia
“Ugly chapter of unrelenting human rights violations” – UN experts: Guantanamo Bay
NSW police charge man after siege at Wollongong
Arrests of strikers may amount to breach of human rights law – UN experts: Cambodia
Statement by OHCHR and UNESCO on two detained staff members: Yemen
UN experts appalled by conviction of four human rights defenders: Viet Nam
Experts welcome corrective decisions of Federal Court in case of “Brian K.”: Switzerland
UN experts urge Indian authorities to stop targeting Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez and release him immediately
UN Torture Committee deplores lack of cooperation in torture complaints procedure: Burundi
Press briefing notes on Poland/Belarus border
More than 200 charges laid, almost 30 knives confiscated, NSW
UN human rights experts urge States to adopt alternative measures and put an end to detention of migrants
Press briefing notes on Viet Nam
I will not be silenced about justice for Palestinian people
UN experts say extradition of Uyghur asylum seeker to China violates principle of non-refoulement: Morocco
UN experts condemn conviction of Pakistan human rights defender and minority activist Idris Khattak
Criminal proceeding against prominent jurist violated due process guarantees, UN Human Rights Committee finds
Detention and torture of human rights defender highlights criminalization of legitimate protest, UN Committee finds
Appeal of landmark asylum seeker data breach claim begins
Central African authorities must return ex rebel leader to custody, and under jurisdiction of Special Criminal Court, UN expert says
Progress made on arbitrary detention but further effective implementation is key – UN experts: Maldives
Northern Land Council welcomes appointment of new NT Acting Treaty Commissioner
New policy brief highlights lessons on airport asylum in age of Covid
Community to be consulted on future of Ashley Youth Detention Centre site
Man charged; Almost 1kg of cocaine and $300,000 cash seized, NSW
Acting Treaty Commissioner Appointed
UN experts call for urgent action to stop prison violence: Ecuador
UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Nigeria, Serbia and Sweden
Hawke’s Bay people warned to be wary of fake online sellers
Ecuador has obligation to ensure security inside prisons, UN experts
Three months after announcing Ashley closure Courtney comes up with
Transition plan released for Youth Justice Reform
New deaths in custody report released 2 December
New deaths in custody report released
UN experts urge release of rights defenders in Egypt, condemn misuse of counter-terrorism measures