Yearly Archives: 2017


Growing support for detention reform – where next?

Following the death of a Chinese person at Dungavel in Scotland and the Panorama documentary on Brook House near Gatwick Airport, immigration detention is yet again under intense scrutiny. At the Labour party conference in Brighton, a number of campaigners [...]

2017-10-11T11:31:39+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

Join our volunteer team! Social media volunteers needed.

Social media volunteers needed!  Deadline 2 October 2017 We are looking for one to two (or maybe three) enthusiastic and curious volunteers who have a deep interest in and commitment to migrants rights movement and challenging immigration detention and can help us increase [...]

2017-10-11T14:46:20+00:00 September 11th, 2017|

Our response to Brook House G4S staff abuse allegations

1 September 2017 The Detention Forum statement in response to the news of G4S suspending its staff as part of abuse investigation. 'We welcome the news that G4S has suspended nine staff members who are being investigated over [...]

2017-10-27T15:15:33+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Have you read the latest CPT factsheet on Immigration Detention?

Have you read the latest CPT factsheet on Immigration Detention?  In March 2017, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a useful factsheet on immigration detention.  Its secretariat [...]

2017-06-05T16:41:58+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

What will the next Government do about immigration detention?

What will the next Government do about immigration detention?  Who is going to be your next MP?  Ask your parliamentary candidates if they agree it’s #Time4aTimeLimit! The General Election is going to take place on 8 June 2017. This [...]

2017-05-08T13:25:09+00:00 May 8th, 2017|
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