Friday, July 6, 2018

Marjorie Cohn: Indefinite Detention of Migrants Violates International Law


President Trump has ended the family separation policy and opted for detention of immigrant families pending removal hearings.  In assessing the policy, Professor Marjorie Cohn on Truthout is blunt:  "Indefinite detention violates the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Refugee Convention and the Convention on the Rights of the Child."


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