After a successful symposium yesterday, Elisa Massimino reflects on America’s commitment to protecting refugees – what the last 30 years have seen and where we need to go.
|By: ElisaMassiminoHRF Wednesday March 17, 2010 2:35 pm|
|By: Jeff Kaye Monday March 15, 2010 8:35 pm|
A family leaps to its death off the fifteenth story of an apartment building in Scotland. The immediate cause — their asylum application was denied, and they were about to be kicked out of government housing. Thousands of torture victims languish in UK and US prisons, waiting for their day in court to prove their asylum claims. But their waits grow longer, and their conditions more desperate.