Malta: open letter to the Maltese Minister for Justice and Home Affairs

This document was written in connection with the inquiry in Malta into circumstances surrounding the deportation of 220 Eritrean citizens from Malta to Eritrea on 30 September and 3 October 2002.

Malta: open letter to Minister for Justice and Home Affairs

In this document Amnesty International expresses concern about reports that the Government of Malta may be intending to deport Eritrean asylum-seekers back to Eritrea.

Malta: open letter to the government of Malta

Amnesty International is seriously concerned about issues surrounding the reception and treatment of recently arrived asylum-seekers in Malta and fears that, unless claims for protection are adequately examined, many could be at risk of serious human rights abuses upon return to their countries of origin.