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Ivanovo Commissioner submitted requests to protect rights of people awaiting deportation

25 August 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva takes measures to facilitate departure of migrants awaiting deportation. People cannot get home, since the federal budget funds allocated for transportation have been exhausted.

"This week we have submitted relevant requests to the ministry, internal affairs department and territorial department of the Federal Bailiffs Service," Natalia Kovaleva said.

At present, 22 migrants are awaiting their deportation. The longest period spent by a person held in the temporary accommodation centre for migrants has been 147 days by now.

Adapted from Ivteleradio, State Television and Radio Company

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