Asylum Seekers. Facts and figures on the current debate. Asylum seekers- Who are they?. Someone who leaves their own country in fear of their personal safety. Circumstances are often for Political reasons, sexual orientation or because of war.
Facts and figures on the current debate
Amnesty International is campaigning to ensure that:
-People are treated with dignity at the boarders, and their rights respected including the right to claim asylum.
-The right to liberty of migrants and asylum seekers is always respected.
-Immigration detention must only be a measure of last resort and children must no longer be detained for the purpose of migration control.
-People on the move no longer suffer abuse because of their migration status.