Administrative detention is one of the most controversial aspects in the field of migration management. Even if international law is trying to regulate this practice, states continue to abuse administrative detention. Detention centers are often a place of gross human rights violations. (See: Global detention Project)
The following articles shed light on detention centers across the world.
Migrants domestic workers take the street in Beirut Hundreds of migrant domestic workers marched in the Lebanese capital Beirut this week to mark International Workers' Day and to denounce their working conditions. The demonstrators called for the implementation of ILO Convention 189, which stipulates that domestic workers have the right to at least one day off per week and a minimum wage.
Turkey expect visa-free travel decision from Europe According to the agreement between the EU and Turkey, the Turkish state expects visa-free travel to the Schengen zone in the proximate future. However, there are on-going conflicts in terms of Turkey’s fulfillment of the EU's requirements.
Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoc) was established in August 2004 as a grant-giving program by the joint initiation of Koç University (Istanbul) and the Foundation for Population, Migration, and Environment (PME, Zurich).
As of 2010 MiReKoc has become a fully functioning research center aimed at developing the research capacity to address migration issues in Turkey.
In addition to being an institutionalized hub for Turkey-related migration research, MiReKoc also initiates conferences, workshops, meetings and seminars aimed at engaging students, academics, bureaucrats, policymakers, stakeholders and civil society organizations (CSO).