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Alert Update: Libya: Some Detained Eritrean Refugees Have Been Freed

UNHCR has successfully secured release for 54 Eritrean refugees detained in Misratah

Alert Update: Libya: All Ethiopian and Somali Refugees Deported

Refugees held at the detention facility in Misratah, have been deported to their homelands where they may be arrested and tortured upon arrival.

Alert: Eritrean Refugees in Libya Facing Torture / Forcible Return to...

Hundreds of Eritrean refugees in Libya, who fled their country to escape oppression, are currently detained in Libya in various detention facilities. They now face deportation to Eritrea and the possibility of ill treatment and torture.

Eritrean Refugees in Libya Facing Torture / Forcible Return to their...

A Briefing detailing the plight of the detainees who have never been charged or tried in court and are being held facing impending deportation to Eritrea where they may be subjected to ill-treatment and torture.

National weekend of action for refugees

A national weekend of action for refugees is being held across the UK. See below for an event near you.

Myanmar’s Muslims: The Oppressed of the Oppressed

Rianne ten Veen looks at the situation of Muslims in Myanmar (Burma) and discusses their plight within the human rights tragedy of that country.

Urgent Alert: Chechen Refugees on Hunger Strike in Poland

IHRC is deeply concerned about the plight of Chechen refugees residing in Lublin, Poland who have just come off a three week hunger strike in protest at their ill-treatment by the Polish authorities.

Briefing now available on-line: The Plight of Chechen Refugees revisited

IHRC examines the appalling treatment of Chechen refugees in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Poland.

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