Open letter to the government of the Bahamas regarding the communication to the House of Assembly on the investigation of allegations of abuse and inhumane conditions at the detention centre on Carmichael Road, 8 December 2004

The detention centre in question houses, among others, asylum-seekers and children.

Bahamas: forgotten detainees? human rights in detention

This report addresses some of Amnesty International’s main concerns with regard to human rights protection in the Bahamas, focusing on detainees in the custody of immigration, the police or the prison service. Includes a reply from the government of the Bahamas.

Bahamas: asylum-seekers at risk

In this document Amnesty International and the Forced Migration Projects of Open Society Institute (the Projects) express their concern that the Government of the Bahamas is not fulfilling its obligations as a party to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol (Refugee treaties).