Title Back to Basics: The Right to Liberty and Security of Person and 'Alternatives to Detention' of Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, Stateless Persons and Other Migrants
Publisher UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Author Alice Edwards
Publication Date April 2011
Topics Arbitrary arrest and detention | Children-at-risk | Disabled persons | Entry / Exit | Freedom of movement | Immigration Detention | Immigration control after entry | Reception | Right to seek asylum | Women-at-risk
Citation / Document Symbol PPLA/2011/01.Rev.1
Other Languages / Attachments Erratum Message | Spanish
Cite as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Back to Basics: The Right to Liberty and Security of Person and 'Alternatives to Detention' of Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, Stateless Persons and Other Migrants, April 2011, PPLA/2011/01.Rev.1, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4dc935fd2.html [accessed 13 July 2014]
Comments This background paper was prepared for the Global Roundtable on Alternatives to Detention, to be held 11-12 May 2011. As a part of the Legal and Protection Policy Research Series for the Division of International Protection.