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Immigration Detention and Non-removability Before the European Court of Human Rights

  • Marloes Anne VrolijkEmail author
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Abstract

In this paper, case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is analysed to explore if repeated immigration detention amounts to a violation of fundamental human rights. This case law is compared to similar cases before other international human rights bodies. Finally, the paper recommends possible ways to address the problem of repeated immigration detention. Overall, this paper concludes that the jurisprudence of the ECtHR does not adequately clarify the situation and recommends turning to other disciplines to provide potential remedies.

Keywords

Human rights jurisprudence Immigration detention Non-removability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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