France champion in immigration detention

by Beatrice Credi - 2015.06.30
France champion in immigration detention
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In 2014, in France, almost 50 thousand immigrants were in an administrative detention center. An increase of 9% over the previous year which makes jump the country topped the list of states with the most foreign people in this type of structures. 5 times more than in Spain, 10 times more than in Germany and the number is 18 times higher than that in the United Kingdom. The figures, just published, is collected in an annual report by 5 associations: Assfam, Forum-Réfugiés, France Terre d'asile, Cimade, Ordre de Malte. The report also emphasises the French record even about children. Their number has increased from 3,608 in 2013 to 5,692 in 2014. In spite of the sentence by the European Court of Human Rights.

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