Press Release: Right to Move and Right to Stay instead of Relentless Hardness

15. February, 2017 | 7:42

State Government publishes numbers on deportations of 2016

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On the occassion of the published numbers on deportations of 2016 by the Ministry of the Interior, Saxon Refugee Council starts with a dossier in German and English on its website. 20 family separations in 2016 compared to four separations in 2015 show how coarsely Saxony deports people. The critical and public supervision of Saxon deportation practice is our objective.


3.377 people were deported by the Saxon Ministry of the Interior in 2016. In comparision with 2015 the number has doubled. In 2016, Saxon Refugee Council and other NGOs were forced to document the violation of one human right after the other, following the relentless pace of the foreigners’ departments.

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15. July, 2016 | 15:38

Since 1991, the Sächsischer Flüchtlingsrat e. V. is engaged for the protection of displaced people and for humane living conditions in Saxony. It takes sides for the legitimate interests of refugees and safeguards the public control in the realization of the asylum procedure law and the asylum seekers act in Saxony. Further fields of work are the documentation and the publication of human rights violations in this area.

The Sächsischer Flüchtlingsrat e. V. offers informational material about the recent development in asylum policy, has an advisory function and refers to the informational service of PRO ASYL and other nationwide refugee councils. It initiates and accompanies the cooperation with other groups for local, regional and national activities.

The association’s memorandum was adopted the 28th February 1995 (Foundation date: 14th September 1991).
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