Asylum-seekers aren’t criminals

Asylum-seekers aren't criminals
(Brussels 7 May 2012) "We shouldn't treat asylum-seekers as if they were criminals", said Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International's European Institutions Office. "166 organisations throughout Europe are making the powerful point that locking vulnerable people up is simply wrong. The world is watching how EU asylum law upholds the right to liberty." 
To see the letter from Amnesty International and ECRE, click here
For more information please contact:
Peter Clarke 
Media & Communications Officer
European Institutions Office
Amnesty International
Tel: +32 (0) 2 548 2773