Colnbrook, in conversation

Joe is an asylum-seeker from East Africa. He has been in Colnbrook IRC for four months. In this interview for the 'Unlocking Detention' twitter-tour, he talks to Detention Action's Ben du Preez about life inside Colnbrook, the emotional [...]

2022-10-06T08:26:05+00:00December 3rd, 2014|

Working with women in Colnbrook

Detention Action’s Shashika Heiyantuduwa describes their work with women in Colnbrook detention centre.  This piece was originally published on the Detention Action website on 12 August 2012.  Detention Action is a member of the Detention Forum. [In 2012] [...]

2022-10-06T08:30:09+00:00December 1st, 2014|

Souleymane on indefinite detention

This post is written by Souleymane, who has experienced immigration detention.  His testimony was provided for Detention Action's forthcoming annual report. I was in detention for three and half years. At first, I would look for signs it [...]

2022-10-06T09:00:04+00:00November 3rd, 2014|
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