Dover week…

The Unlocking Detention team looks back on the week they visited Dover detention centre in Kent. The Dover week was a busy week like other weeks, but this time with the Detention Inquiry's second evidence session taking place on [...]

2022-10-06T08:47:58+00:00November 13th, 2014|

Psychological weapons used against detainees

This blog post was written by Abdelhay Tali, who has experienced immigration detention, and originally appeared on his blog. This is a thorny issue, through time and the acquisition of experiences; people learned that it is not necessary to [...]

2022-10-06T08:55:50+00:00November 4th, 2014|

Looking beyond the border in Dover

By Fraser from Samphire.  Samphire are a member of the Detention Forum. Dover Immigration Removal Centre stands above the town of Dover on its Western Heights, holding around 400 detainees. I work for Samphire, a charity in the [...]

2022-10-06T09:13:49+00:00November 2nd, 2014|

“As the weeks pass their demeanour changes”

Refugee Action are members of the Detention Forum and used to provide advice about assisted return to people in detention, before the Home Office withdrew the contract.  These are some of the experiences of one of their caseworkers. [...]

2022-10-06T09:40:45+00:00September 23rd, 2014|
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