April 4, 2012
Greece taking a leaf out of the UK’s manual on indefinite detention.
The Greek government appears to have taken a leaf out of the UK government’s book and decided to hold migrants…
March 9, 2012
Could the routine use of long-term detention be on the way out?
The quarterly statistics of the UKBA are not usually a source of good news for those concerned about the misuse…
February 24, 2012
Asylum seeker: ‘I was put in a cell one minute after claiming asylum’
I approached the Immigration officer at Heathrow and said ‘Sir I need your help’ he said I can’t help you,…
February 23, 2012
Detained Fast Track denies access to justice
The Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency’s investigation into the Detained Fast Track asylum process, published today, finds ample…
Detention Action adds weight to criticism of detention of asylum seekers.
The latest report from the Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency (UKBA), John Vine, focuses on the Detained…
October 2, 2011
“Fast Track to Despair” report published
Detention Action has published a new report, showing that the government’s policy of detaining asylum seekers in immigration removal centres…
Iraq charter flight cancelled
A planned deportation flight to Iraq was halted on Tuesday night through an eleventh hour injunction in the High Court….