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A practical guide on Monitoring Immigration Detention
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) have presented a new manual on how to monitor immigration detention.
Lawyer about the ''asylum campaigns'': What about all the others?
Last year there were not 5934 torchlight parades, signature campaigns or media stories about deported asylum seekers. But 5934 was the exact number of people deported from Norway.
Family of nine left at airport after deportation
Norwegian authorities deported a family of nine to Paris, France nine days ago. The mother and her eight children ages 4 months to 15 years have nowhere to go and are stranded at the Charles de Gaulle airport.
Kabul is no safe haven for deported Afghan refugees
The story of an Afghan family deported from Norway to Kabul on 17 January while the security situation deteriorates in the country.
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 - UNE
The Norwegian Immigration Board suspends forced returns to Gaza - (Norwegian)
The obligation to return voluntarily to the area after final rejection of the asylum request is temporarily suspended by the Immigration Board.
 - UDI
Norway suspends forced returns of migrants to eight provinces of Iraq - (Norwegian)
The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration and Immigration Appeals Board announced last month a suspension of forced returns of migrants to eight of the 19 provinces of Iraq, in view of ‘the deteriorating and unpredictable security situation in Iraq’. Until further notice, applicants will not be returned to the provinces of Anbar, Babylon, Baghdad, Diyala, Karbala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah al-Din.
 - Aftenposten
Norway continues to deport asylum seekers to Gaza - (Norwegian)
Although the conflict between Israel and Palestine has escalated dramatically in the recent days, Norwegian authorities continue to deport Palestinians to Gaza.

Asylum seeker’s return to Hungary under Dublin Regulation does not violate his fundamental rights - (English)
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that the return of an Afghan asylum seeker from Austria to Hungary under the Dublin Regulation will not violate Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights. The applicant had complained that he would be subjected to arbitrary detention in poor conditions if removed to Hungary.
 - nrk
Attacked by the police on airplane during deportation - (Norwegian)
A family of four from Iran who auhorities tried to deport yesterday, claims to have been attacked by the police on the commercial airplane. Police Immigration Service (PU) confirms that there was "an incident" on the airplane but said that it was taken care of by the police. The family is currently incarcerated at the Trandum Detention Centre awaiting their new deportation date.
 - nrk
The entire community fights for Dorna - (Norwegian)
This afternoon banners are put up alongside highway E16 throughout Vang in Valdres. The entire local community fights for Dorna (9) and her family to get permission to stay in the country. The family, that has stayed in Norway for more than ten years, has been told by the immigration authorities to leave by 2 July.
 - Oslo

Teenager imprisoned after being deported to Iran

Kurdish Rahim Rostami (age 19), known from a documentary on Norwegian television, was imprisoned in the Evin prison, Tehran after he was deported from Norway to Iran in early February.
Rahim Rostami (19). Photo: Frode Olsen

Rahim Rostami whose asylum application had been rejected by the Norwegian authorities was arrested by the police on February 8th and deported to Tehran, accompanied by two Norwegian policemen, the next day.

After being handed over to the Iranian authorities he has been taken to interrogation and later to the notorious Evin prison where he has been held in solitary confinement.