Monthly Archives: May 2022

Short-term Holding Facilities in Northern France

Recently our Detention Forum members agreed our new policy paper on the use of the Short-term Holding Facilities in Northern France. This blog post draws out our key messages from this paper focussing on our concerns and on [...]

2022-05-26T14:33:05+00:00May 26th, 2022|

Big turnout at national demo against Hassockfield

Over 500 people turned up at the weekend to show their opposition to the new detention centre for women at Hassockfield. This was a great turn-out for this national demonstration held on Place Green in Durham. Detention Forum [...]

2022-05-16T10:46:02+00:00May 16th, 2022|

New social media volunteers sought

At Detention Forum, we have a dynamic and committed team of social media volunteers, who help us to engage with our 12,000+ followers on Twitter and many, many more people. The current team of social media volunteers come [...]

2022-05-16T10:27:07+00:00May 16th, 2022|

Alternatives to Detention

At our recent members' meeting we heard updates from the two Home Office funded pilot projects on alternatives to detention. After all the bleakness surrounding the Nationality and Borders Bill, it was very uplifting to hear from colleagues [...]

2022-05-03T10:19:57+00:00May 3rd, 2022|
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