October 30, 2019
Act III: From exception to routine (A brief history of immigration detention)
Act III: From exception to routine By Mishka, Freed Voices Like all my fellow Freed Voices members, I was held…
Act II: The beginning of detention as we know it (A brief history of immigration detention)
By Matthew Leidecker, Detention Action Campaigns Act II: The beginning of detention as we know it The first time I…
Act I – The arch-enemy (A brief history of immigration detention)
By Izzie McIntosh, Detention Action Campaigns Act I – The arch-enemy In 1915, against a backdrop of war, xenophobia and…
A brief history of immigration detention: Prologue
By Izzie McIntosh, Detention Action Campaigns Prologue In 1970, Harmondsworth immigration detention centre opened with a capacity of just 44….
October 18, 2019
Fireflies in pitch-black nights
By Mishka, Freed Voices The sense of hopelessness, isolation, sadness and fear are just a few of the emotions that…
October 1, 2019
Immigration detention in the UK – 7 things everyone should know
I OPPOSE INHUMANE MIGRANT DETENTION Urgent This is the public record of opposition to inhumane migrant detention in the UK….
September 20, 2019
Anything to be proud of?
How Boris Johnson and Priti Patel are failing LGBTQI+ people in detention. During his leadership campaign, Boris Johnson released a…
September 11, 2019
LGBTQI+ people and immigration detention – 5 things you should know
Last week it was revealed that the Home Office has refused thousands of asylum claims from LGBTQI+ people fleeing countries…
September 4, 2019
New campaign – LGBTQI+ rights
From Detention Action Campaigns LGBTQI+ people fleeing persecution and violence deserve to be treated with dignity and respect – not…