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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|

What do these immigration detention statistics tell us?

What do these immigration detention statistics tell us? 24 February 2017 The immigration detention statistics published yesterday show no sign that significant and coherent detention reform is being implemented by the Home Office. The two recent major inquiries into [...]

2017-02-24T14:02:20+00:00 February 24th, 2017|

Unlocking Detention 2016 ended, but our work continues

Unlocking Detention 2016 ended, but our work continues  5 Jan 2017 A long three-month marathon of #unlocked16 ended on International Migrants Day, 18 December 2016.  The Detention Forum’s flagship project, Unlocking Detention, is a virtual tour of the [...]

2017-01-05T19:11:26+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

Another 100 beds at Gatwick site: expansion by stealth?

18 August 2016 In Stephen Shaw’s substantive review of detention earlier this year, it did not go unnoticed that the scale of immigration detention in the UK had increased without any strategic plan, or statement of purpose. He [...]

2016-08-18T06:31:50+00:00 August 18th, 2016|
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