EU border control policies negatively affect human rights, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, 06/11/2013

 » « The EU externalisation of border control policies has a deleterious effect on human rights, in particular the right to leave a country, which is a prerequisite to the enjoyment of other rights – most importantly, the right to seek asylum », said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a research paper on the right to leave a country. » (…)

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http://www.coe.int/t/commissioner/

Nils Muižnieks is the Commissioner for Human Rights, an independent, non-judicial institution of the Council of Europe, mandated to promote awareness of, and respect for, human rights in the 47 member States.

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http://humanrightscomment.org/