Frontline Update: Reunification in Middlesbrough

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Our Campaigner, Ben, interviews Abdal whilst Jerome takes a breather

In this latest Frontline Update, we travel to the North East for a reunification special. Ten years after their first telephone conversation, our Director, Jerome, finally met face-to-face with Abdal – a political activist, survivor of torture, and long-term detainee, who was only released from detention a few weeks ago. Having spoken regularly throughout the last decade but never seen eachother in the flesh, the pair reflect on first impressions over the phone, how detention changes people, and what it means to survive…