Monthly Archives: October 2018

How to: Help end indefinite detention

Zehrah Hasan is the Policy and Campaigns Assistant at human rights campaigning group Liberty. In this blog, Zehrah writes about Liberty’s campaign to ‘End Indefinite Detention’. Zehrah tweets at @zedhas3 The UK is the only country in Europe [...]

2022-10-05T13:42:49+00:00October 31st, 2018|

#28for28: Working for “the better imagined”

This blog comes from Anna Pincus at the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group about her work with Refugee Tales’ ’28 tales for 28 days’. This campaign began on 11 September and featured the release of 28 videos of tales [...]

2022-10-05T13:43:41+00:00October 30th, 2018|

Week 1: Launching #Unlocked18

Welcome to our first weekly roundup for #Unlocked18. Each week of the tour, we’ll be recapping what’s been shared the previous week so you can look back to find your favourite content or see what you’ve missed. Preparation [...]

2022-10-05T13:46:05+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Depicting wisdom: Drawings from detention

Trigger warning: suicide and self-harm Like Red, whose poem we published earlier this week, Mishka is a member of the Freed Voices, a group of experts-by-experience who are committed to speaking out about the realities of immigration detention [...]

2022-10-05T13:47:52+00:00October 25th, 2018|

“When I become untamed”: Reflections on life in detention

Trigger warning: references to death This poem was written and recorded by Red*, a member of the Freed Voices. The Freed Voices are a group of experts-by-experience, people with lived experience of immigration detention who are committed to [...]

2022-10-05T13:48:38+00:00October 23rd, 2018|

Immigration detention: The glossary

To help navigate the world of immigration detention, we’ve created a visual glossary with key terms and acronyms you might come across during Unlocking Detention. Let’s start at the beginning. What is an Immigration Removal Centre? There are [...]

2022-10-05T13:49:20+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Welcome to #Unlocked18!

Welcome! #Unlocked18 is Unlocking Detention’s fifth ‘tour’ of the UK’s immigration detention estate, shining a spotlight on the hidden world of immigration detention. Maybe you are a repeat visitor, maybe this is the first time you’ve heard about [...]

2022-10-05T13:50:12+00:00October 22nd, 2018|
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