UNHCR welcomes the legislative initiative to improve detention procedures in Ukraine

UNHCR welcomes the legislative initiative to improve procedures related to detention of foreigners in Ukraine.[1]

UNHCR is pleased that the draft legislation currently under consideration would bring Ukrainian practices related to migrant detention into line with international and European standards, and encourages lawmakers to positively consider the proposed improvements. In practice, a significant proportion of persons detained for migration-related offenses choose to seek asylum, and therefore are persons of concern to UNHCR…

Read more: http://unhcr.org.ua/en/2011-08-26-06-58-56/news-archive/1079-the-un-refugee-agency-welcomes-to-improve-procedures-related-to-detention-of-foreigners-in-ukraine