Here’s a short report on the action that Gatwick Detainee Welfare Group organised on 9th April 2015 with Sussex STAR. =========================================== ‘Immigration Detention: A Call to Action’ On Thursday 9th April Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group joined a panel hosted by Sussex Student Action for Refugees at Sussex University and chaired by Dr Michael Collyer from the Sussex […]
10 April 2015 Our members, René Cassin and Detention Action, have organised a visit to the Harmondsworth detention centre near Heathrow Airport recently for a group of Rabbis. Here’s René Cassin’s article which appeared on their webpage here. RABBIS SPEAK OUT AFTER VISIT TO DETENTION CENTRE: ‘THE IMMORAL PRACTICE OF INDEFINITE DETENTION MUST END NOW’ […]
27 March 2015 There was a Lords Debate on the detention inquiry report yesterday, led by Lord Lloyd of Berwick who retired today. A total of 15 peers spoke at the debate, showing a broad consensus that a radical reform to the immigration detention system is necessary. You can read the transcript here.