When humans become migrants

A blog containing Marie-Bénédicte Dembour's 30 episode podcast to support her book.


Episode nineteen: Immigration detention not to be resorted to lightly

In this episode, I discuss the judgment of the Inter-American Court in the case of Vélez Loor v. Panama. [podcast]https://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/humanrights/files/2015/06/HRM19-Immigration-detention-The-Inter-American-Courts-take-1n0daf9.mp3[/podcast] (If you have problems with the embedded player use this link to listen). The victim was a migrant who had been caught inexplicably wandering in the jungle by the Panamanian police. He was detained. At some stage,…

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