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Detention Review Needed

The disturbance which occurred in Lyster Barracks Detention Centre this week does not come as a surprise to UNHCR as it is an inevitable consequence of Malta’s detention system, which puts asylum-seekers and other irregular and undocumented migrants behind bars in the same facilities, at times for lengthy periods of time.

UNHCR supports photographic project – Islelanders

UNHCR supports photographic project – Islelanders

Photographs can offer unique perspectives and raise awareness more effectively than any collection of facts and statistics. History has shown that even a single image can contribute to altering perceptions and bring about change.